Archive for August, 2013

This week’s show – Hot end to summer

Friday, August 30th, 2013

The weather says summer,  but the calendar says it’s over?

Here we are folks the last weekend of summer, Labor Day 2013. A Firm Foundation returns to the studio for a report about the crazy things that just seem to get crazier,  how much crazier can it get Andy Caldwell, our friend, a talk show host himself in California, a business and family value advocate, and a prolific writer, joins us with the story, transgender rights, yes it’s now law in California, Massachusetts is ready to pass it and we will probably have to deal with it here in Ohio sometime.

Tune in Saturday beginning at 9:00 am. to AM1470 WLQR, or take the live stream off the internet at: and hear the story.

All this, plus construction updates live from the jobsite as house #1 is nearing completion, check our website for the latest.

Andy Caldwell last year

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Here is a picture of Andy Caldwell doing his show live with us last year from Detroit,  MI,  along with Patricia Powell, and Tod Gonzales our host in Detroit.

Driveway completed

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

F & F Concrete, driveway completed today at 612

This week’s show – Eins Zwei G’Suffa!

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

It’s that time of year, another German American Festival, the 48th, and Saturday morning N. W. Ohio’s most trusted hosts will be live on the grounds at Oak Shade Grove, to bring you all the sights and sounds of the Fest, in fact as Pete Petersen would say, “Grab a guest and come to the Fest!”

The German American Festival kicks off on Friday night at 6:00,  A Firm Foundation kicks off at 9:00 am. Saturday, and can be heard locally at AM1470 WLQR, or can be streamed on your computer at   

Let Rick and Jackie give you the best of the Fest!

From the Jobsite

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Pictured from today on the jobsite, 612 Jacqueline nearing completion, and 616 Jacqueline framed and being roofed,  starting next week, 604 Jacqueline.

This week’s show – The Maumee Summer Festival

Friday, August 16th, 2013

As summer 2013 is swiftly coming to an end only a few more special weeks remain, like this Saturday as N. W. Ohio’s most trusted hosts travel to Maumee for the 38th annual Taste of Maumee and the Maumee Summer Festival.

This great event kicks off Friday evening, but Saturday morning R & J will be broadcasting live from the corner of Dudley and Conant Streets and for the first time on AFF will be new Maumee Mayor Richard Carr. Also hear from many of the artists and vendors featured up and down Festival row.

The show starts at 9:00 am. and is heard locally at AM1470 WLQR, streamed live worldwide at

At the Job Site

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Pictured right from the job site today on this beautiful August day, roof trusses being set at 616 Jacqueline and siding and drywall being hung at 612 Jacqueline, starting next week 604 Jacqueline.

This week’s show – Construction and the home take center stage

Friday, August 9th, 2013

N. W. Ohio’s most trusted hosts return to the studio this week to talk about your home. With the wet summer and cool days we will be joined by Chuck Dobson of TruGreen.   

We with big rains come flooded basements,  so back by popular demand Rick will share all the options to guarantee your basement stays dry your last line of defense is part of a home security program that monitors the operation of your homes’ pumping station.  

We will also preview two big events this month, the Maumee Summer Festival now just a week away, and the 48th German American Festival in just two weeks.

The radio show starts at 9:00 am, and can be heard locally at  AM 1470, WLQR, or streamed live at

New Houses

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Pictured are both new houses under construction, with a third house to start in about 1 week.

Last week’s show – With the County Commissioners

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Pictured with Rick and Jackie at last week’s Wood County Fair are the Wood County Commissioners Joel Kuhlman, Jim Carter, and Doris Herringshaw.