The shrinking church

Back in the business magazine world, on the subject of community development efforts, I was fond of saying (because it’s true) that communities are organic — they either grow, or they shrink. That statement also applies to churches, specifically the Episcopal Church, of which we have been members since 2000. (As you know, I am […]

Voices of the Badger state games

I’ve written before about the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Wisconsin Museum of Broadcasting, which is a great place for aficionados of Wisconsin media history. The online museum chronicles the state’s broadcasting past, beginning with Beloit College’s radio experiments in 1908 that became 9XB, and 9XM, which became WHA radio in Madison in 1922, the state’s first […]

Presty the DJ for March 23

The number one British single today in 1961: The number one single today in 1963: Today in 1973, the Immigration and Naturalization Service ordered John Lennon to leave the U.S. within  60 days. More than three years later, Lennon won his appeal and stayed in the U.S. the rest of his life. The number one […]