I joined The Rocker in March of 2012 as co-host on The Rocker Morning Show. When not on the air, I enjoy long walks on the beach, milkshakes with two straws, and really bad horror movies. Other watchables on my list are British comedies and documentaries. I enjoy drinking good bourbon, knitting, staring at my cats, and volunteering at the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre.
Kalamazoo Made a Mark on Renown Calligrapher from 19th Century
Handwriting is a lost art. Nothing proves that more than a brief look at the life of Louis Madarasz, a Texas born calligrapher who would go on to become one of the greatest penmen the world had ever known.
Help Kalamazoo Foster Children with Duffle Bags of Love
Did you know that local Foster children show up at their temporary family's houses with their belongings in garbage bags? That's if they have any belongings at all. Some arrive with no coats, no shoes, nothing of comfort that promises a happy ending to their family strife. Imagine it; you&…
I Don’t Shut Down at 7pm – Why Does the Kalamazoo Mall?
I like to meet for dinner by 6:00, so I'm full and happy before the dinner rush starts, and then I fancy a stroll on the mall, seeing what wares and trinkets are in the window. But that's it; I can't go beyond the window, because most of the stores are closed by 7:00pm. Even stopping …
Discovery Puts Humans in Michigan 2,000 Years Earlier than Thought
University of Michigan paleontologists recently excavated a farm in Chelsea where in-tact skeletal remains were unearthed. This single discovery could change everything that scientists know about early Michigan and change the perception of early human/mammoth interaction.
Best Buy Done with CDs – Where Can You Buy in Kalamazoo
Best Buy recently announced that they will no longer sell CDs. There are three great places in Kalamazoo that still sell CDs, vinyl, and everything else a music lover could hope for.
Michigan Senate Candidate Stews in Facebook Post Chastising Judge in Nassar Case
Unless you've been under a current events rock, you've heard that the trial against former doctor/current monster Larry Nassar didn't exactly go in his favor. Hundreds of women and girls came forward to share their accounts of being sexually abused at the hands of a man they trusted. …
Keeping it Cheap on Valentine’s Day in Kalamazoo
A dating landmine is fast approaching; Valentine's Day. Some write it off as a Hallmark holiday. But those who celebrate it know how important it is to nail it, and that can be tricky to do when you're on a budget. Here are a few Valentine's Day date ideas to spark a little love in Ka…
Will Indiana Really Fire People For Using Tobacco?
Senator Liz Brown of Fort Wayne, Indiana gets her way, it definitely will. She's proposed a repeal of a portion of a state code that says, in layman's terms, an employer cannot discriminate against a job candidate who uses tobacco.
How to Report Pot Holes in Kalamazoo
The potholes in Kalamazoo are mightier foes than their Midwestern counterparts. They're big. They're deep. And they appear overnight like a whisper to surprise you (and your coffee) on your morning commute. So, what can you do to alert authorities to these navigational nemeses?
Harvey House in Paw Paw Up for Sale, Again
The last time this property was on offer was April 2016, but the updates that the current seller have made may have those on the fence making an offer before the day is out. 5 bedrooms. 4 bathrooms. Some of the spaces need a little TLC, but that's what you'd come to expect from a 116 year …