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Feb 08, 2016
When we've been wronged it is common to want to get back at whoever or whatever hurt us. "Veangance is mine!" we want to shout. But revenge writing can be a dangerous thing.
Feb 04, 2016
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Blog Archives, January, 2016
An archive of previous My Life Story blog entries from January, 2016 regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Jan 28, 2016
Remembering Challenger on the 30th Anniversary of the Space Shuttle Disaster
A TBT (Throwback Thursday) that was sad and tragic. 30 years ago today I was doing the morning show on Rock 108 KFMG, Albuquerque. We had the television on in the conference room for the Space Shuttle launch. Challenger was going to be special, including the first teacher to go into space, Christa McAuliffe.
Jan 27, 2016
Lucky to Get Old
Do you think of old age as people in nursing homes, or bedridden, or just so slowed down and "broken down" that there isn't much to do anymore? If so, consider changing your idea of being elderly.
Jan 19, 2016
Glenn Frey Dies - An Eagle Has Flown
It seems not a day has gone by in this young year of 2016 that doesn't include the sad news of another famous performer dying. The passing of another voice of my generation, Glenn Frey, a co-founder of the group the Eagles, happened yesterday. He was only 67.
Jan 14, 2016
Check This Out - The Human Library Organization
At most libraries you check out books or other media. In Denmark (and a few other locations doing something similar) you can "check out a human" and get their story face-to-face.
Jan 12, 2016
David Bowie and the New Mexico Connection
Bowie died just a couple of days after his birthday and he was fortunate to be surrounded by his family. He had been dealing with cancer for 18 months, but that was kept pretty quiet. Good for him.
Jan 07, 2016
Pure Rock KNAC Began Thirty Years Ago
My first blog entry of 2016 looks back thirty years ago to the launch of a legendary Southern California radio station. Long Beach was the home for the 105.5 FM frequency and a relatively low-power radio station. KNAC broadcast with 3,000 watts, so it was hard to compete with big 10,000 and 50,000 stations. A formula was hit on, a risky proposition that ended up becoming something of a legend. "The little station with the big attitude", Pure Rock 105.5 KNAC launched on January 8, 1985.
Jan 04, 2016
Your-Life-Your-Story - My Life Story Blog Archives, December, 2015
An archive of previous My Life Story blog entries from December, 2015 regarding personal history, life story writing and more.
Dec 31, 2015
Inspect, Reflect and Project
It is not unusual at the end of the calendar year for people to reflect over the past months and think about the events and experiences. I find it important to do this so that I get the all important perspective needed to do what is most important: to live fully each day.
Everybody has a story to tell!