Monthly Archives: November 2020

FTV: Random PMMF Memories

  My annual ritual of summarizing the backstage events of the Porcupine Mountain Music Festival dates back more than a dozen years.  I was organizing some of the articles that I keep filed chronologically, so naturally I started re-reading some of these ghosts of PMMFs past.  With the COVID-19 pandemic scuttling our favorite local festival this […]

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Weather or Not . . .

Greetings – you may have noticed our weather station isn’t current – we blew out both hard drives in our server during a power surge (which of course happened while we were waiting for a replacement batt for our power supply/protection unit).  In upgrading the server, we found our that our last upgrade of the […]

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FTV: Definition of a ‘Hero’

       When Clayton Fisher died in January of 2011, Norman Jack (“Dusty”) Kleiss became the last living dive bomber pilot to have participated in the Battle of Midway.  As time took more of the participants of the June 4 – 6, 1942 battle, he found he was being sought out by more and more historians […]

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FTV: Apollo – Fact or Fiction?

       Steph Curry is a terrific basketball player, two-time NBA MVP, and one of those wealthy professional athletes who decided to take a stab at becoming a media mogul.  It is a little too soon to pass judgement on his budding media career.  His attempt at TV production (an exploitation of Curry’s interest in golf […]

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