Posts tagged "radio"

18 Years from the Last Shot and a Beer

18 Years from the Last Shot and a Beer
  18 years ago, a blurry eyed and hung over Steve Dahl put down his Jack Daniels and beer.  He had a concert at Navy Pier, and his boys (14,12,10) were there to see him. Dress rehearsal had been stressful. He was working with Brian Wilson, a legend and hero.  His friend Joe Thomas was... Read more »

Alone Again, Naturally

Alone Again, Naturally
Steve is in Florida for the next 100 days, getting his endorphins balanced and avoiding the Midwestern gloom that asphyxiates him.  I am content to stay here, with my pack of Milly and Mabel to dig in with.  As I type this, they are stereo-snoring on the bed and I am rethinking my choice. My... Read more »

Love, Overstuffed

Now we celebrate. Today is the birthday of my intrepid husband, with whom I have navigated the last 36 years.  The first time I celebrated his birthday we lived in Royal Oak, in a small townhome we called the Slumdominium.  I was in law school at night, teaching middle school English during the day.  He... Read more »
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Mary

Mary
For eight years, Mary Sandberg has been the Girl Friday to my husband.  She has absorbed managerial angst, deflected Steve’s moods, and kept his professional life chugging along.  She was instrumental in the launch of the podcast, and has been a model inhabitant of the basement studio where the Dahlcast was created, nurtured and continues... Read more »

On Driving and The Soundtrack of my Life

On Driving and The Soundtrack of my Life
I have waxed rhapsodic about my car in the past- it is a 2000 BMW X5.  Steve avoided the first model year glitches when he bought it for himself, and loved the oversized engine and the first generation GPS.  I have driven it for 6 years, and its reliability and durability seduce me.  The Germans,... Read more »

On Radio, and the days ahead, part 1

Two and a half years ago, Steve was detached from a medium he loved- radio.  He stands ready today to pioneer a new model.  It is bittersweet. I love radio, too.  I met Steve on the radio before I met him in person, in Detroit.  He was different from anything I had ever heard.  He... Read more »
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