January 25.2016 – Quote Of The Day and a Tribute

“Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. The third is to be kind.” – Henry James **** I reached for the phone to call you…but I had to stop myself. You wouldn’t believe the kindness some complete strangers showed me today. Of course…

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January 25.2016 – Story Behind “Wish You Were Here” by Cole Swindell

Hear the story behind here! Cole told The Boot that he considers this to be by far his favorite song that he’s written, to date. “I think that’s why I moved to Nashville, is to write a song like this,” he said. “Just growing up, loving ’90s country music, there were songs that touched me…

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January 25.2016 – An Native American Poem

Hear your Warm and Fuzzy here! I give you this thought keep I am with you still…I do not sleep I am a thousand winds that blow I am the diamond glint on snow I am the sunlight on ripened grain I am the gentle Autumn rain When you awaken in the morning hush I…

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January 22.2016 – Quote Of The Day!

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January 22.2016 – Story Behind The Song “Let It Snow”

Hear the story here!! This was written by the lyricist Sammy Cahn and the Broadway songwriter Jule Styne in 1945. First recorded in 1945 by Vaughn Monroe, it became a popular hit, reaching #1 on the Billboard music chart the following year Although this song is associated with Christmas, there is no mention of the…

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January 22.2016 – The Best Kind Of People – Author Unknown

Hear your Warm and Fuzzy here! The best kind of people are the ones that come into your life, and make you see the sun where you once saw clouds. The people that believe in you so much, you start to believe in you too. The people that love you, simply for being you. The…

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January 21.2016 – Story Behind The Song “Take It Easy” by the Eagles

Hear the story behind the song here! Jackson Browne wrote started writing this song his first album, but he didn’t know how to finish it. At the time, he was living in an apartment in the Echo Park section of Los Angeles, and his upstairs neighbor was Glenn Frey, who needed songs for his new…

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January 21.2016 – Still Life

“In the dead of winter, I’d been longing for life. Still life.” – Eileen Smith Columnist and theologian Eileen Smith was hoping for some snow. As for many of us, the holidays are “get ready, get set, GO holiday!” And now, the holidays over, she faced:” Schedules. Deadlines. Carpools. Too much to do and not…

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January 20.2016 Quote Of The Day!

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LIGHT SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT. A WINTER STORM WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT. 8 TO 24 INCHES THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. *…

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January 20.2016 – Story Behind

Knoxville, Tennessee born Kelsea Ballerini wrote her first song at the age of 13 and moved to Nashville, Tennessee two years later. The former dancer (yep, she was a ballerina) signed a deal with Black River Entertainment at the age of 19. This is her debut single, which premiered on the Country Airplay chart in…

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