Author Archives: Franzman

there was supposed to be more

there was supposed to be more

When a friend suddenly leaves you and you can never ever see them or hear their laugh again it’s like loosing a limb. Experts say we experience different stages of grief. I believe that because I’m pissed. (Apparently I’m in the anger stage). Selfishly, I’m pissed that music won’t be the same anymore as so…Read more »

Don’t think less of me

Don’t think less of me

If I had every quarter that I ever spent on video games I could pay cash for a house! When I was a kid we didn’t have video games at home. They were in the department store. To get that high score really meant something to me. It meant skill was displayed…and a crap-ton of…Read more »

something you should know

something you should know

Kellogg Company is recalling boxes of Honey Smacks cereal due to a possible salmonella contamination. The Centers for Disease Control warned the company about the product and informed them that the cereal has been linked to 73 cases of salmonella in 31 states. 24 people have been hospitalized. Boxes with “Best if Used By” dates…Read more »

A twinge of nervousness

A twinge of nervousness

I have to be careful to limit my caffeine intake on Friday mornings because I always have a twinge of nervousness gnawing at my innards. Even though I’ve been doing this for a long time, it’s the unknown that still gives me a bit of the jitters and every Friday Morning The OneManParty is filled…Read more »

I coined a phrase

I coined a phrase

The only downside of getting up super-early on a Saturday Morning is that when you walk into a store before 9am it’s as if you’re walking onto the stage at Carnegie Hall. With virtually no customers to help – I was practically the sole human walking into big box theatre. I counted at least 6…Read more »

Australian Cattle/Shepherd Mix

Australian Cattle/Shepherd Mix

Very friendly and happy…loves to be pet. No I’m not talking about myself, I’m talking about Zoey the energetic, Australian Cattle/Shepherd mix. She’s energetic yet respectful. I love this dog! If you do, too or if ya just wanna spend some time with her, stop by the Central Nebraska humane Society on Skypark Road in…Read more »

Well, that was awkward!

Well, that was awkward!

Every morning on 107.7 The Island (www.1077theIsland.com) I give away dinner and a movie. I give away two tickets to the historic Grand Theatre and one large specialty pizza from Wave Pizza Company in Grand Island to the first correct caller answering a random trivia question of varying degrees of difficulty. Dinner and a movie…Read more »

Do you talk to your breakfast, too?

Do you talk to your breakfast, too?

Did you know you can make perfect fried eggs in the microwave? Just crack two eggs in a glass bowl and discard the shells (you knew that, right?) Microwave for 44 seconds then unstick it from the bottom of the bowl and microwave for another 22 seconds. The bowl will be super hot on the…Read more »

Cuteness-Overwhelm

Cuteness-Overwhelm

Look at all that fluffy, soft, blood pressure lowering, mellow, sweetness! It’s almost too much to comprehend such beautiful creatures. They are “Brent” & “Brady” the cutest kitten-brothers this side of the Mississippi! Who wants ’em? First come first-served: Central Nebraska Humane Society 1312 Sky Park Rd, Grand Island, NE 68801 Phone: (308) 385-5305Read more »

Good Rock n’ Roll

Good Rock n’ Roll

Guns N’ Roses recently added some rarely seen music videos to their official YouTube channel. They did it with practically zero fanfare and a simple description calling it an alternate video for “Sweet Child Of Mine” and two rarely seen videos from the “Use Your Illusion” era. The original Guns N’ Roses was the bomb.…Read more »