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Good Friends, Good Fishin’

Good Friends, Good Fishin’

Good morning, this is Bob Whitten, coming to you from beautiful, sunny Thomson, Illinois. When the weather turns cold like it has in Northwestern Illinois, my thoughts start shifting to fighting through weeds and hanging out under bridges. No, I am not homeless, nor am I a troll. I am after the smallmouth bass, and ...

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Wise Words From Erma

Wise Words From Erma

Hello folks, this is Bob Whitten, coming to you from beautiful, sunny Thomson, Illinois. Today I would like to tell you about a journey I have been on for the last few years. God put a passion in me, as ...

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Hunting With Dad

Hunting With Dad

Hello from beautiful, sunny Thomson, Illinois. With fall coming on strong, I am brought back to my younger days of hunting with my father. Dad was a “by the rules” guy when it came to hunting. I wasn’t allowed to ...

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Starting Over

Starting Over

Hello Off The Grid News! This is Bob Whitten, coming to you from beautiful, sunny Thomson, Illinois. Today I want to tell you about two pioneers, making their way back to self-sufficiency in a most unusual way. They happen to ...

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Making Lemonade Out Of Lemons

Making Lemonade Out Of Lemons

Hello folks. This is Bob Whitten, coming to you from beautiful, sunny Thomson, Illinois. Today I will tell you all how we make lemonade out of lemons around here. For thirteen years now I have been mowing this old lawn ...

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Just One More Song

Just One More Song

Hello friends. Today I want to tell you about my Uncle Butch. As we honor our war veterans here in beautiful, sunny Thomson, Illinois, next Saturday at the Melon Days Fall Festival, Uncle Butch is on my mind and in my ...

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Grandpa Charlie And The Fishing Pole

Grandpa Charlie And The Fishing Pole

My Grandpa Charlie and Grandma Jewel lived more than a thousand miles from us, and we only saw them once a year, but they were a great influence on me as I struggle to get “off the grid.” Ever since ...

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