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Author Archives: Adam Ladwig

Blinky the Clown

“Aww, what a cute baby Adam!” ~Someone…maybe Now this video, this video shows a treasured memory from my childhood. I appeared on “Blinky’s Fun Club” for my 2nd birthday. This aired on September 10, 1990. Blinky was the alias of Russell Scott, a fixture on Colorado TV for 40 years. He spent the vast majority … Continue reading »

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If the suit fits…

I wore a new jacket today on air. I say new, but it’s actually fairly old. My parents bought me the suit that jacket came with when I was a sophomore in high school. I wore it to speech and debate tournaments. They were always good about getting me things to help with school, even … Continue reading »

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Sometimes my job requires me to travel to far away towns with populations I could count on my fingers and toes. Sometimes, to get there, I have to drive through more small towns I’ve never visited before. Sometimes, those town have speed limit signs that I miss completely, due to a lack of familiarity with … Continue reading »

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Adam Vs. Adam

The picture on the left is from January. The picture on the right is from last week. Long way to go, but at least I don’t look like an egg with hair anymore. I wish I could tell you how much weight I’ve lost to this point, but the gym keeps switching scales, which each … Continue reading »

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I’ve spent this weekend getting reacquainted with an old friend. My friend was a constant in my life for more than a decade, but we had drifted apart, as friends sadly do with the passage of time. But my friend is back, and everything is all warm and fuzzy again. Obviously I’m talking about my … Continue reading »

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Oh yeah, I have a blog…

So…haven’t been around these parts for a while. The last month has been intense for me. You know, the usual, hearts won and lost, waking up in giant puddles, becoming the talk of the town because of my singing abilities…you know, stuff. But I was reminded of my “Shame Yourself Thin” initiative, so I’m updating … Continue reading »

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I weighed myself again at the gym today. I’m down to an unofficial 330.8 lbs! That’s a little more than ten pounds lighter than my post almost exactly a month ago! I’m thrilled with the progress, and this good news will only strengthen my resolve. Until next time, this is Adam, shaming myself thin.

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Beer Review #8

Did you know it’s Craft Beer Week? It’s a glorious testament to the spirit of small brewers. Beer is for everyone, and with the help of craft beer, everyone has a beer they can call their own. Today we look at a beer that’s so crafty, it’s only available two months a year. Beer: Boulevard … Continue reading »

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Repeat History Lesson

This little essay is in no way meant to express my personal views on same sex marriage. I was simply struck by how significant the historical parallels are between two different marriage debates, especially considering the events of this week. I’m just using those similarities to map out how I think the same sex marriage … Continue reading »

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Musical Culture Clash

There’s a fantastic band in Devils Lake this week. Yamma Ensemble came all the way from Tel Aviv, Israel to delight crowds in North Dakota. Their music is a mix of all sorts of different cultures, from Balkan to Jewish to Arabic.  The band put on an hour-long concert at Lake Region State College tonight, … Continue reading »

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