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Sounds and "Sounds of Silence"

2010.03.02
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DJ Brenda, then DJ Mom, now DJ Nana on KTLO-FM

"Sounds of Silence"

(Ricky asked me about my job and I calculated this answer: that's about 64,000 weather forecasts, over 11,500 interviews, plus 260,000 songs!)
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I think there's a Tuesday suggestion for posting a "sound" shot, so here's my entry! For over 30 years, I sat at the same microphone with the same pair of headphones and the same CDs, playing music on a 3-hour-a-day radio show. Simon and Garfunkel were among the listener favorites! This is the "sound" board that I no longer run every day! Retirement is the life!!!
28 Comments
BwannaDon It must be nice... (not to go to work)
BwannaDon · 2010-03-01: 21:01
curlyq60 ..lovely...

I agree with you, retirement IS the life.....
curlyq60 · 2010-03-01: 21:53
lgnelson As much as I love Simon and Garfunkel, and as much as I enjoyed hearing you on the radio, I enjoy both of you when you're playing at my house! hehehe
lgnelson · 2010-03-01: 23:19
lookagain Sounds like you had a very fun career....and yes, retirement is the life ;)))
lookagain · 2010-03-01: 23:36
kellybee322 Very nice! :)
kellybee322 · 2010-03-01: 23:55
alicew Great picture! That is a very interesting job, but nevertheless it's fantastic when you don't have to go to work every day.
alicew · 2010-03-02: 00:33
SusieG Great shot, Brenda!

My daughter worked for a radio and TV news station. Just seeing your photo brings back memories!

Retirement is good for me but I do miss work!
SusieG · 2010-03-02: 00:45
jennye great shot for the theme.
jennye · 2010-03-02: 04:01
atszabo Please include a music link to accompany the shot...I just loved that LP in my young days!!!
atszabo · 2010-03-02: 04:04
Lynda Nice shot with nice memories.
Lynda · 2010-03-02: 07:20
kmack Sounds like a fun job! Retirement sounds nice as well though. Too bad I'm about a million years away from that. haha
kmack · 2010-03-02: 07:27
critterbug Retirement is good, but memories are good as well!
critterbug · 2010-03-02: 09:45
wildduck Nice photo.
wildduck · 2010-03-02: 09:58
????? very nice shot!
????? · 2010-03-02: 11:46
Ole365 I love that song. Thank you.
You should do a PB podcast ;)
Ole365 · 2010-03-02: 13:40
onlyricky waw!!
Do you work on the Radio Brenda? :)
onlyricky · 2010-03-02: 14:00
lynnsgallery2 Very cool job Brenda...love this shot!!! Sounds like you enjoyed you work and now are enjoying retirement :))
lynnsgallery2 · 2010-03-02: 15:36
MoMac Beautiful that would have been perfect for our Tuesday inspiration this week .
MoMac · 2010-03-02: 17:25
????? Nice pic Brenda.
????? · 2010-03-02: 19:46
????? Sounds like you had an interesting career and are enjoying life now. Nice photo and memories.
????? · 2010-03-02: 20:43
365edgar Excellent photograph Brenda and excellent choice of music-you'll hear lots of Simon & Garfunkel, Harry Chapin, The Grateful Dead and such around the likes of me. I do so love radio~I hope you are enjoying it as well from your different perspective!
365edgar · 2010-03-02: 22:14
thebronzebow There is many a piece of music ruined for me by repetition. Hope that's not true for you. great work!
thebronzebow · 2010-03-03: 00:22
revenant What a shame Simon and Garfunkel didn't practice what they preach... (Sorry, cheap shot - and an easy one.) Both my parents were radio presenters, firstly in Radio Antilles in the 60s and then in the BBC World Service. Small world.
revenant · 2010-03-03: 05:04
huiching That's mine and my mother's favorite, Brenda! ^_^
huiching · 2010-03-03: 06:03
DonnaMK Sounds fun!
DonnaMK · 2010-03-03: 17:54
????? My ex was a DJ. He once worked at a station in a very small town in Montana. I got to essentially be the program director as, if I liked a song, he could play it and if I hated a song, it got pulled. lol
????? · 2010-03-03: 20:40
????? well set up shot, excellent!!~
????? · 2010-03-03: 21:06
dontblink Ha ha. I just went back to work:) great picture!
dontblink · 2010-03-05: 19:07
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