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Thanksgivings I Remember
We all have childhood memories of holidays, and I have vivid recollections about Thanksgiving Day. The "Frog Days of Fall" are gradually blending into the Christmas season, once Thanksgiving has passed. So, while we are still in the Thanksgiving mode, here are some of my childhood …
Thanksgiving Day In The NFL
The "Frog Days of Fall" are filled with "The Boys of Fall", and so is Thanksgiving Day. Years ago, the Detroit Lions were the first (and only) team in the NFL to play their regular weekly game on a day other than Sunday - Thursday, Thanksgiving Day. It didn't take long for "…
Happy 45th To Number 8 – Troy Aikman
Well football fans, another celebrity birthday during the "Frog Days of Fall". Today football player-turned-TV sportscaster Troy Aikman is 45 years old (I still remember him in those back-to-back Super Bowl wins over my Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVII and XXVIII).
Dance Of The Sugar Plum Penguins
During the "Frog Days of Fall", we start seeing, hearing and feeling more holiday sentiments. Maybe you'll go to the "Nutcracker" performance this year in Utica. If not, we have some funny penguins performing to one of the songs in that ballet: "Danc…
Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Going Up
If you decide to visit New York City during the "Frog Days of Fall", one must-see stop is the huge Christmas Tree that they put up in Rockefeller Center every year. This year's tree is a Norway Spruce that came from Mifflintown, Pennsylvania, and is 75 feet tall (I doubt that …
Harry Pottter’s Film Debut 10 Years Ago Today
Another anniversary during the "Frog Days of Fall". Harry Potter is quite the hero in the McShea household. We've seen all the movies, have most of them on DVD, and some of us have read all the books (don't look at me). Maybe you're into Harry Potter as well, and ten…
Breaker, Breaker, It’s C.W. McCall’s Birthday
The "Frog Days of Fall" once again reveal another country celebrity birthday. Today, C.W. McCall, the artist who gave us that memorable CB radio song, "Convoy" is 83 years old. Today, we'll feature his number one song from 1975 on our "Country Classi…
More Bowling Tips
Many of you pass the time during the "Frog Days of Fall" by participating in a weekly bowling league. I'm a lefthander, and no matter how many times I've bowled (or golfed for that matter), I can't get rid of a hook.
Big Frog Salutes Veterans Today
The "Frog Days of Fall" are filled with eventful dates, and today is one of the most important. Today we observe Veterans Day, and we at Big Frog salute veterans who have served and continue to serve our country, many who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
Happy 28th Birthday Mrs. Blake Shelton
Yes, another celebrity birthday during the "Frog Days of Fall". Today, Miranda Lambert celebrates her 28th birthday, in what has been a very eventful year. Not only has she won numerous awards, but she tied the knot with husband Blake Shelton this past spring. And just last night, Miranda …
Words Say A Lot About You
I was thinking the other day about words. We certainly say a lot of words on Big Frog 104, and our personal choice of words may indicate our age. So, during these "Frog Days of Fall", when the sun sets a little earlier every night, I had some time to think about words.
ELection Day Today – Vote
It happens once a year, and it's here - Election Day. The "Frog Days of Fall" are rapidly moving along, and Election Day is a sure sign that we're on our way to Thanksgiving and all the rest. If you are registered, we encourage you to vote.  According to the Oneida C…

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