Jon

Jon's Thoughts On Veterans Day
Tomorrow is Veteran's Day and we honor those brave men and women who fought and will continue to fight for this country. On this day I always think of my grandfather who was a Marine in WWI, my uncle who served in the Navy and my wife Lisa who served as a nurse and officer in the United States Army.…
Jon's Random Thoughts
Yesterday I was cutting up a block of frozen chocolate for my boys to share. I was attempting a particular angle when all of a sudden, the knife went right across my right index finger and up to the nail...huge gash. The thing that was so weird is the fact I was using an ordinary butter knife and in…
Jon’s Mid-Life Crisis – I Wanna Fly an Ultralight Aircraft
When you get to a certain age, you start thinking about maybe doing things that would normally be outside of your comfort zone. I am at that stage, but what should I do? When Leslie and I were at Denny's on Wednesday, a loyal listener came in with his brother who runs Tri-State Kite Sales, a li…
Jon Discovers the Little Tykes Car Is All Grown-Up
Over the weekend, we had to go to our storage unit and discovered a Little Tykes car that both of my sons used when they were very little. You remember the red and yellow car that you powered with your feet, right? My son Evan said it was too bad he couldn't drive it like a real car as he tried…
Jon’s Week7 Pro Football Picks
I can't believe it is week 7 already and there are so many storylines including the saga of two Mannings. One, Eli and his New York Giants are 0 and 6 and Eli is on pace to set a single season record for interceptions. Peyton is at the top of his game and his Broncos are undefeated as he return…
Jon’s Pro Football Picks for Week 4
Week three was one of the wildest yet in the young season. Who would have thought the San Francisco 49ers would be 1-2 after losing to the Colts at home last Sunday. The Colts are pretty good, but they were a two-touchdown underdog to the defending NFC champions. The Colts destroyed the Niners in Sa…
Jon’s Picks For Week 2 on the Pro Football Picke ‘Em Challenge
It is week 2 of the football season and some great games are on tap for this weekend. I think the premiere game will be the Denver Broncos visiting the New York Giants. That game will be a battle of the Mannings, Peyton and Eli. Peyton had a huge game last week against the Ravens and Eli struggled a…