Dave Bear

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Listen For The STAR Is Born Report Tuesday Mornings at 8:20

July 18, 2013

Where Has All The Music Gone?

June 27, 2013

First off, Sorry! The transmitter on our main frequency (94.1) decided it was time for it’s summer vacation.  Never fear our intrepid engineering staff is on the scene trying to get everything back up and working.   In the meantime this would be the perfect time to check out the three other methods you can… read more


Heros Still Being Heroic

April 26, 2013

I saw this video this morning and had to share it with you.  It features wounded soldiers speaking to the victims Survivors of the Boston bombings.  See you can watch it and not get a little choked up : Heros Speaking Up


Ever Wonder How The Easter Bunny Gets Around

March 29, 2013

  Hoppy Easter Everyone!


New Devleopment In Transportation

March 27, 2013

We all remember the ’60′s, right?  Or at least parts of the them.  I remember being promised flying cars by the year 2001.  Here is is 2013 and I am still ground bound. It seems people don’t want to get airborne on their way to work.  They just want to get there without spending a… read more


I Saw Too Much And My Eye’s Still Hurt!!!

March 19, 2013

It’s been a couple of weeks now since we sprang forward with our clocks.  I really enjoy the sun being up when I get home.  It allows me to join my wife for the daily walking of the dogs. We have a route we take, from our home to a local park, two or three… read more


Saint Patrick’s Day Weekend – Be Safe – Whack A Snake

March 15, 2013

I can’t believe it’s already the middle of March!  As they say in the great state of Texas – The Ides of march are upon us!  A great day to be alive,  just ask Brutus…it’s a tough day to be Caesar. It’s also a great weekend to be Irish.  I am happy to claim my… read more


Stereotypes, Closer To truth Than We Like

March 8, 2013

Earlier this week I walked into the station’s kitchen station to put my lunch in the fridge, lo and behold the Muffin Fairy had paid a visit.  So had the Apple Fairy. Someone had brought in a bag of really good looking apples.  They were firm, with good color and a nice scent.  Someone else… read more


A Close Miss

February 15, 2013

Well, if you are reading this – – – we made it. I know I wrote the same thing back in December when we dodged the Mayan Apocalypse.  But seriously, who thought that was a real thing? This is a real thing.  Asteroid 2012 DA14 is about 150 feet (45 meters) in diameter. That’s as… read more


How Bad Do We Have It?

February 11, 2013

This winter has been so good to us so far.  The snow has stayed up and when it has fallen here it’s been pretty light.  This past weekend the winter storm that plastered the North East was one for the records. Here’s a picture I found on line.  The next time it does snow here… read more


Something New For California

February 8, 2013

Our wonderful state has a rich history.  From that history have come many of our state’s icons.  “California Republic Flag”  “Eureka”  “The State Seal” Each with their own story.  Each story semi interesting. Like the story of The State Seal”.  The goddess on the right side of The Seal is Minerva.  According to Roman mythology… read more


MIT To tThe Rescue Again!

February 6, 2013

We’ve all seen the movie “Good Will Hunting” right?  So , we all know just how smart the people are at MIT. These genius’ have now come up with a stop light based ice cube to tell you when you’ve had enough to drink.  These cubes change color from green – to yellow – to… read more


Super Bowl Answers

February 4, 2013

Well the “Big Game” is now history and there is nothing for football fans to do but wait 6 long hot months for the next season.  Sure there is the Combine, then The Draft, but only those truly lost in the NFL will watch these. Rather let’s take a second and look back at the… read more


A Thousand And Eight Word Blog

February 1, 2013

How men learn to read in the bathroom . . . . . .


Do The Math Bill

January 29, 2013

According to Forbes Magazine, Bill Gates is getting richer.  Even though he and his wife no longer work, and have been actively been giving away huge chunks of their 65 Billion dollar fortune.  They just aren’t giving it away fast enough.  Despite the 28 Billion they have handed out so far, they still have 65… read more


Single Ladies, You’ve Been Warned

January 28, 2013

Beyonce is the Super Bowl Halftime entertainer this year.  It should be a heck of a show, lot’s of energy.  I’ve seen a preliminary set list and was surprised that she didn’t include “Put A Ring On It”.  It was a huge hit, and who can forget the viral video of the baby dancing to… read more


Is This Website Really Necessary

January 24, 2013

There is a website out there for billionaires.  People with the money, but not the time to shop in person for extravagant lifestyle goodies.  The Billionaires Shop came to my attention because I work hard to find nonsense in this world.  Sometime the nonsense is overwhelming, sometimes I have to work to find it.  It’s… read more


The Kings Will Be No More

January 21, 2013

I’ve already said my farewell to the Sacramento Kings.  It seems the team is on it’s way to the great Northwest and the wetter climes of Seattle. I cut my emotional ties to the team when the Maloof’s quit fielding a competitive team.  They truly didn’t care about the product they were putting on the… read more


Checked Out The Chip Aisle Recently?

January 15, 2013

There was a time that the biggest new thing on the potato chip aisle was ridges.  Chips that had been strengthened so you could use them to scoop up more dip.  Heck, those chips may be the beginning of the current obesity epidemic! Next came corn chips, really thick little scoop shaped chips which allowed… read more


Careful What You Put Up Your Nose

December 20, 2012

It was a beautiful afternoon a few years ago, I was sitting with my wife as she was catching up on some Tivo’d Oprah shows.  That alone should tell you how long ago it was.   Her guest was Dr. Oz.  He was a few years away from his own TV show at the time and… read more