Posts Tagged ‘lisa landis’


October 1st, 2012 3 comments

FRED MCNAUGHTON – The Kids Cookie Break 4 cd features new and familiar songs from Cookie Break favorites such as Slugs & Bugs, The Donut Man, Steven Courtney, Kelly Good, The Beggar Folk, Kimberliana, Bigsby, Chip Richter, The Wonders, Jim Rule, Bruce Fite, Jesse Rothacker of Forgotten Friend Reptiles, Phredd, This Way Up, Juliana Schnee, Emazing Grace and Gretchen & Heidi.  Songs of Faith, Fun and Family brought to you by The Kids Cookie Break & WJTL.

Cookie Breakers will recognize songs like Slugs & Bugs’ “Under Where?”, Jim Rule’s “Because I Said So!” and Bigsby’s “God Made Monkey”.  Look for new songs from Cookie break regulars and new artists such as The Donut Man, Phredd, The Beggar Folk, Kimberliana, Steven Courtney and many others.  The Kids Cookie Break 4 cd features 17 songs in all and is available at WJTL live events and online at the WJTL Store. Get yours today!

Kids Cookie Break 4 includes…

1 Super Green Turtle Machine – Jesse Rothacker of Forgotten Friend Reptiles (with Steven Courtney and Phredd)
2 Under Where? – Slugs & Bugs
3 Rock and Roll – Kelly Good
4 My Potatoes – Steven Courtney
5 Before the Beginning – The Donut Man
6 Wild Wheat and Daffodils – The Beggar Folk
7 Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road Last Night? – Phredd (with Matt Goss and Steven Courtney)
8 Cereal King – Kimberliana
9 God Made Monkey – Bigsby
10 How Many People – The Wonders
11 Because I Said So – Jim Rule
12 Swing Low Sweet Chariot – This Way Up
13 Love HIM – Bruce Fite
14 Expectations – Juliana Schnee
15 Ridin’ My Bike – Chip Richter
16 Dear Old Dixie – Emazing Grace
17 Get Happy – Gretchen & Heidi


The first 3 Kids Cookie Break cds sold out and are no longer available.



May 14th, 2012 No comments


November 2nd, 2011 5 comments

FRED MCNAUGHTON – So many listeners want to see the new studio at the Junction Center. We aren’t quite ready for a visit yet. Lisa did have time to take a quick picture of her new view. This is what Lisa sees from her new perch in the new studio. I hope it doesn’t scare you! =]

Lancaster’s Keith Baum with an update from Japan

March 17th, 2011 1 comment

FRED MCNAUGHTON – Our friend and Lancaster native, Keith Baum is serving with SEND INTERNATIONAL and is currently traveling in Taiwan.  We had the opportunity to interview Keith live on the air, along with SEND Regional Director, Scott Powell about how SEND’s staff in Japan has been affected by the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear emergency.

SEND International has 43 adult missionaries and 32 children serving in Japan.

Current conditions that are affecting the missionaries and their families are…

• Major aftershocks from the earthquake

• Scarcity of food and supplies

• Lack of train service

• Blackouts and Brownouts

• Gasoline is limited.

• Okutama Bible Chalet is closed because of food shortages and lack of train service.

• CAJ (Christian Academy of Japan) is closed this week because of the lack of train service, but virtual classrooms have started for the students.

Other current factors in Japan:

• Three embassies are advising nationals to leave.

• Three airlines are suspending flights to Tokyo.

• One mission organization has evacuated wives and children.

You can help SEND be an integral part of meeting the needs, physically and spiritually, of those who have been affected by the events in Japan, by visiting their website and making a donation.


Listen to our interview with Keith and Send Regional Director Scott Powell.

5 Fun Free Family Things todo This Weekend

March 4th, 2011 3 comments


5) Lancaster’s First Friday – tonite (March 4) 5p-9p – exhibitions, live music, theatrical performances, artist receptions, and more.

4) Film Night Double Feature – Free Event at Millersburg Assembly of God Church – Sat. & Sun. at 6PM. New Harvest Productions “Decisions” and “The Transformation of Timothy Straw”. A love offering will be accepted.

3) Steven Courtney live will be in concert, tonite (Fri) at Crossings Community Church, Columbia, PA – 7:00 PM

2) McCaskey Gospel Choir in concert – Sunday, 4pm – Christ Lutheran Church – Lancaster

1) MCC Quilt Preview, Today and Tomorrow (Fri and Sat) 517 Trout Run Rd. Ephrata. Check out Lisa’s visit.

Christmas Memories with Lisa Landis

December 11th, 2010 No comments

WJTL’s Lisa Landis shares a Christmas memory.

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VIDEO VAULT – Quick Change at Sight & Sound

August 27th, 2010 No comments

Mystery Food Identified!

July 27th, 2010 11 comments

EDDIE DANIELS – Yesterday I posted a blog about a mystery food lurking in the WJTL refrigerator. Without any evidence, I went ahead and accused Lisa Landis as being the culprit who left the baggie of UFO (Unidentified Food Object) and it turns out I was correct. Eat your heart out, Gwenda Gumshoe!

In a comment left on the blog, Lisa confessed to leaving them in the fridge and identified them as sugar plums.

Seriously? Sugar plums?

They exist?

I’ve never seen a real-life sugar plum. Actually, I’ve never seen a photo of one. Or a drawing, even. The only time I’ve ever heard of them is in the Christmas poem where the kids have “visions of sugar plums” dancing in their heads. But in all the books I used to see this poem in, the accompanying drawing reveals the kids are actually dreaming of candy canes.

So now I’m left with even more questions that I’m too lazy to Google on my own. Are sugar plums a natural food, or are they sweetened and man-made, like candied apples? Do you just eat them with your fingers? Do they have pits? Are they actually plums, or do they just happen to have plums in their name?

I’ll be honest, seeing as how this was my first encounter with sugar plums, it may have ruined me on them even before I’ve had the opportunity to taste them. Sorry sugar plums. I’m prejudiced against you now.

Lisa said I could throw away the sugar plums. So I did.

Eddie Daniels, Video Guy

Name That Food

July 26th, 2010 18 comments

EDDIE DANIELS – It’s probably wrong of me to assume it was Lisa Landis who left this mystery food in the WJTL refrigerator. But since she’s on vacation this week and not here to defend herself, I’m going to do it anyhow.

Lisa is my prime suspect mostly because she has a history of bringing in random food items such as the one(s) pictured below. The only other person who uses the fridge on a regular basis is John, but he’s very good at making his usual sandwich, banana, and yogurt disappear during the lunch hour.

But my biggest concern isn’t who left these weird deep-red mystery items in an unsealed plastic bag. My concern is what are they? I haven’t bothered to smell them because I’m not that brave. They appear to be small plums. Or large cherries. Or beets. Or something else I haven’t thought of.

I’m also not sure why they are all three in different stages of decay. One seems perfectly round, one looks a little bruised, and the third looks downright smooshed.

Have a look. What do you think they are?

Eddie Daniels, Video Guy


Video Vault: KCB Field Trip to The Castle

July 4th, 2010 No comments

2009 – Lisa takes the Kids Cookie Break behind the scenes at the Castle Roller Rink

This Mom had a fantastic weekend. Mind if I share?

May 10th, 2010 2 comments

LISA LANDIS – This mom had a fantastic Mother’s Day Weekend.  Mind if I share?

First, I got to giveaway “Funky/Silly Bandz” on the Kids Cookie Break, making life easier for the mom’s whose kids’ are running all over creation trying to find a store that hasn’t sold out of the latest trend ( thanks to Olde Mill House Shoppe Lancaster for donating the Bandz).

Second, I got to redeem myself as an auctioneer for Friendship Community, taking on WDAC’s Mike Stike and WGAL’s Jere Gish to see who could raise the most money for Friendship.  I am happy to announce I had the highest bid ($625) for a rocking horse crafted by a Friendship resident. Hah! Even with all of the promises and bribes from the auctioneers (including my own bag of tricks aka silly bandz, cds, books), this mom worked hard to make up for brining in the least amount of money last year. Now to be honest, I did go last, which seems to be the winning spot. If the Freakonomics geeks would study this one I’m confidant they’d conclude, “the last person up to bat at the auction block always hits a home run.”  What made me most proud was that the three of us combined brought in more money for Friendship Community this year than last!!!

And finally, my Third weekend highlight (remember last hits the home run), my family spoiled me with brunch at “Wish You Were Here”, the latest “Central Market Cookbook”, an original book written and designed by my son with songs, poems, pictures, etc. and even dinner cooked by my 12-year old son Alex who is a marvel in the kitchen. It was pancakes for dinner. And we’re not talking out of the box. I’m talking the most amazing pancakes made from scratch with chocolate and cinnamon cream.

So as you see this mom had a marvelous mom’s day. And a big thanks to my mom for making it all possible :)

Happy post-Mother’s Day to mom’s everywhere.  I close with a few thoughts to make you smile:

Dumbwaiter: One who asks if the kids would care to order dessert.
Full Name: What you call your child when you’re mad at him.


A suburban mother’s role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.  ~Peter De Vries

Sing out loud in the car even, or especially, if it embarrasses your children.  ~Marilyn Penland

And funny joke:

A Sunday school teacher asked her class why Joseph and Mary took Jesus with them to Jerusalem.  A small child replied: “They couldn’t get a baby-sitter.”