Archive for January, 2017

Blizzard of ’78

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

39th Anniversary of the Blizzard of ’78

What a difference 39 years can make!   We have never seen anything like that since,  but Saturdayon A Firm Foundation for Life Rick and Jackie welcome Paul Walker of Union Bank to the broadcast.  Do you know that bank fees can vary from bank to bank greatly?   Do you know that a check clears the same day it’s deposited?   And do you know what are the criteria are used to determine your credit score?   These are just a few of the questions we will answer on the program beginning at 9:00 am.

A Firm Foundation for Life is now part of the regular Saturday morning lineup on  1370 WSPD  this areas number one station,  streamed at  and remotely on I-Heart Radio.

Last Saturday on the program Lucas County Auditor joined Rick and Jackie in studio,  pictured with R &  J is Anita with 2 of her staff,   also this week Rick took advantage of the nice weather to continue the replacement window project at home,  here is a picture of that 3 piece window installed in one day.

R  & J

A Historic Weekend

Thursday, January 19th, 2017
A new President and lots of things that need attention around the world and here at home!

Joining Rick and Jackie live this Saturday beginning at 9:00 am.  live and in studio,  Lucas County Auditor,  Anita Lopez.   Besides all the information about your real estate taxes,  we will discuss Breaking News,  about the closing of the Anderson’s General Store,  (both Toledo locations),  and big vacant parcels of land like the old K-Mart property on Central Avenue,  or the old Southwick property on Reynolds Road.   And how does this relate to the number of much smaller commercial locations in towns like Bowling Green,  up and down Main Street U.S.A.

And as you know the program is heard every Saturday beginning at 9:00 am,  live on  1370 WSPD  streamed online at:  or remotely on I-Heart radio.

Pictured tonight from last weeks program in studio,  Gary and Ann Rieman,  owners of Rieman Construction a local professional remodeling company,  and progress this week at 601 Jacqueline Place,  as the drywall is now stocked inside.

R & J

This Evening

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
Special announcement
Rick and Jackie will be live today on the Andy Caldwell show from Santa Barbara,  CA beginning at 6:15 pm.,  live till 8:00 pm.  Topics include,  Pearl Harbor,  and other interesting things as Rick and Jackie return from Hawaii.   Here is the link:   <>

The black sand beach at Pulau

Friday, January 6th, 2017
Live from two islands!
Kick off the new year with A Firm Foundation for Life,  this Saturday beginning at 9:00 am. .  live from Hawaii.   Let N. W. Ohio’s most trusted hosts tell you about their first hand observations at the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor.
Then it’s off to the big Island,  Hawaii,  where the most active volcano in the world,  Kilauea,  now for 34 years of lava flowing down the mountain into the Pacific,  yes the island is still getting larger.   Be sure to check the website for some awesome pictures at <>.
All this and more Saturday on A Firm Foundation for Life,  2017 starting on Oahu, and Hawaii this Saturday on 1370 WSPD,  also on 92.9 fm.  with Rick and Jackie
R & J

Pearl Harbor

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

The grave for 1177 U.S. servicemen at Pearl Harbor, U.S.S. Arizona Memorial

A day on Waikiki beach

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Hi Friends,   after spending a few hours on Waikiki beach and seeing people partially dressed,  barely dressed,  and fully dressed,  Jackie has decided I need a few tattoos,  and I have decided she needs some tummy jewelry,   sunny skies 80 degrees 1/1/17,   Happy New Year!

In Honor of the King

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Rick and Jackie visited Arnold Palmer’s Hawaii’s Turtle Bay Resort in honor of his life,  here is a picture of Jackie just after dinner!

Surfin’ U.S.A

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Greetings from sunny Oahu.    Jackie decided she wanted to try surfing today?   Here is a series of pictures of her talking with a surfing instructor,  making the decision to try?   And the last picture of her riding a wave shortly before she wiped out!!!   No picture of that,  she’s under water!