Big Dave


Big Dave’s Big Thoughts


Buying And Selling A Home w/Natalie Spengler

“I don’t need a realtor, I’ll just stick a ‘For Sale’ sign in my yard and the people will flock to me!” It’s what a lot of people think when it comes time to sell a home, but it’s not that easy. ERA/Geyer-Noakes Realtor Natalie Spengler stopped in this morning to shed some light on […]


She Must Feel Invincible Now

I don’t know about you, but I’ve always worried this would happen to me in the car. Whenever I cross railroad tracks, I always worry that the crossing gates are going to come down and I’ll be stuck there, and I panic a little. I can’t imagine what it was like for this 89-year-old woman […]


Restore It Yourself – Flooring

“There’s just no way I’m ever doing this again,” I said as I surveyed the damage I had done to a previously decent looking room. Those words came about 2 weeks after I started the project of laying down laminate flooring in the living room by using another phrase: “How hard could possibly be?” As […]


HEY! Who That There?

I’ll tell you what: I think my Lady Antebellum fandom lately is bordering on geekdom. It might be because I was at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville a couple weeks ago and got to see them do “You Look Good” in kind of a stripped down way at Country Music’s Mother Church. Full disclosure: that’s […]


Stealing Back Your Life

On a cold January weekend, my 4-year-old son and I were hunkered down in our basement, lights off, flashlights on, “going on a hunt for pigs.” He’d grab them up and carry them back to our campsite, where we had a tent and various camping gear spread out on the floor, and then he would […]


Doug Raps The School Delays

I gotta hand it to the guy, he went for it! After Carey announced their school delay with this image: I immediately issued a challenge to Doug to deliver the school delays in a rapping fashion, a challenge which I thought would get cast aside with some kind of dismissive “Uh dude, I do the […]


You Can Help Alaina and Ryan Rebuild

You may have seen the story about the young couple from New Riegel who had just purchased their first home and were planning their wedding, when the house literally exploded. The good news is that everyone escaped injury, but they lost everything in the blaze. The community is coming together to help, and YOU can […]


Boys Of Fall – Playoff Edition

Arlington, Leipsic, McComb, Findlay, and Ottawa Glandorf begin their runs in the OHSAA Playoffs this weekend, and here’s a look back at what got them there this season!