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Ginger’s Blog: Chili’s Journey Home

On  January 11, 2020 at approximately 9:25AM, I said my earthly goodbyes to one of my greatest friends, my cat Chili. Here is her story… I brought Chili home on April 18th, 2010. It was exactly one week after I adopted Truman from the Australian Cattle Dog Rescue of Illinois.
Posted  on January 23, 2020
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Ginger’s Blog: Walking For Alzheimer’s

Recently, Dr. Oz came out to say his mother has Alzheimer’s disease. He also stated he feels guilty for missing many of the early signs of Alzheimer’s. I watched his Today Show interview and was shaking my head at everything he was saying. His mother became even more obstinate than
Posted  on September 14, 2019
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Ginger’s Blog: Where I Come From

As I was planning my trip to Ireland, my mom was so excited for me.  She told me I probably have more Irish blood running through my veins than I think I do. Well, you can’t make a statement like that to your daughter without her becoming extremely curious to
Posted  on July 23, 2019
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Ginger’s Blog: Back From the Emerald Isle

I am fresh from my vacation to Ireland with a group of Magic 98 listeners and I will tell you that it was by far one of the best trips I have ever taken. I fell in love with Ireland, the people, the culture, the brogue, the beauty of the landscape. And
Posted  on June 18, 2019
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Ginger’s Blog: Watch, Listen, and Learn

It’s migrating bird season and since the weather has been nice over the past couple of weeks I’m ready to get out and enjoy what I see and hear. I’ve gotten pretty good at identifying what birds are around in the woods or meadow just by ear. I’ve got a
Posted  on April 23, 2019
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Ginger’s Blog: It Had To Be Blue Birds

My grandfather passed away in 1994 at the age of 91 preceded by my grandmother eight years earlier. When we went through and cleaned out the house, my brother and I each took the things we wanted. One of the things I felt a special attachment to was an old
Posted  on February 5, 2019
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Ginger’s Five Alarm Football Party Chili

Just in time for the big game, Ginger Martin is sharing her “Five Alarm Football Party Chili!” Her recipe is below. . . Ginger Martin’s Five Alarm Football Party Chili 2 medium onions, diced 3 cloves garlic, diced 1 green pepper, diced 1 large jalapeno pepper, thinly sliced with seeds
Posted  on January 29, 2019
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Ginger’s Blog: You’ve Got A Friend

I moved to Madison in the spring of 1994. I had six years of full time radio experience under my belt and I applied to every radio station I was interested in working at when I arrived. I remember the day Pat O’Neill called me for an interview. I remember
Posted  on December 18, 2018
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Ginger’s Blog: Excitement for the Emerald Isle

I love to travel. I certainly wouldn’t call myself a seasoned expert but I have experienced the cultures of a handful of different countries from Honduras to France. I still have a few places on my “list of places to visit.” They include Kenya (to go on safari) Italy, Switzerland,
Posted  on November 7, 2018
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Ginger’s Dog Blog: Fun Events For Pups And People

I have a lot of friends who are always looking for different ways to have fun with their dogs. Socializing with other people and dogs is a great way to create a well balanced pet. So, in this edition of Ginger’s Dog Blog I decided to put together a list
Posted  on September 10, 2018