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Musical ramblings from the manager

FTV: Bottles and Balloons

       Early Sunday afternoon, several hours before the start of Super Bowl LIII, my wife and I were running a few errands after church.  As we crossed the Parker Avenue / Greenland Road intersection on the way to downtown Ontonagon, an object moving on the side street to our right caught our eye.  To me, […]

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FTV: Winter Wanderings

 A Born Loser cartoon from some time ago showed Brutus Thornapple (aka: The Born Loser) walking waist deep along a snowlined sidewalk.  He was recounting how the snow had been deeper and the snow banks higher when he was a kid. Trailing behind is his son Wilberforce, but of course, all you can see of […]

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FTV: Geno

       Another new year begins.  Does anybody really want another reminder that time marches on?  The Friday before last Thanksgiving, my phone rang early in the morning with the kind of news that reminds us all that we aren’t getting any younger.  My old guitar playing buddy from Sledgehammer, Barry Seymour, called from L.A. to […]

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WOAS – FM Recycling Update

     Twenty years ago, WOAS-FM was actively hunting for some sort of public service project to join.  The old adage ‘seek and ye shall find’ truly came into play because less than a month after the search began, the paperwork for a recycling project from an organization called The Funding Factory landed in the mailbox.  The […]

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FTV: Don Felder

       When former Boston Red Sox star Bill Buckner passed away in May of 2019, every news report I read or heard said something along the lines of, “Bill Buckher’s career should be remembered for a lot more things than the ground ball that rolled through his legs and lost the World Series for the […]

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