Lin's Bin

Lin's Bin December 2019

Got a question for XRT's Morning Host Lin Brehmer?
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Evil Brother David

Surviving Thanksgiving

Lin, How do you survive ThanksgivIng with your relatives? Some of us will gather with relatives we rarely see because our lives have grown complicated. Because of that absence, we may not be able to appreciate the festering socio-political climate of the day. For example if you have a brother who...
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Lin's Bin November 2019

Got a question for XRT's Morning Host Lin Brehmer?
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If You Knew Then What You Know Now

Marisa just turned 25. She writes, What do you know now that you wish you knew when you were younger? I wish I knew that burning calories when I was on the high school swim team would be different from burning calories when I’m sitting in front of a computer for hours wondering what I should write...
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September 11th tribute lights in New York City

Lin's Bin: September 11th

Have you ever wondered about our attachment to dates of tragedy?
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Hey Lin, What Do You Have Against Wisconsin and The Packers?

I have no beef with Wisconsin. It’s the Packers I can’t stand.
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A Dog Story for National Dog Day

A Rich Lindbloom asked, When did dogs become man's best friend? On National Dog Day, I don’t want to talk about fossil remains of domesticated dogs of 30,000 years ago. Or the important roles dogs play in contemporary society. I want to talk about the memory of my best friend. Because we are never...
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Are Left-Handed People Really Weird?

From the torn and frayed pages of Lin’s Bin.
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Are You Taking a Kid to College This Month?

One day they're down the block playing 'ghost in the graveyard' and the next they're packing for college. August is the cruelest month. This is the month when moms and dads realize their child is ready for launch. They go off to college and if they do half the stuff you did, you have plenty to...
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Lin's Bin: What Does It Take To Be A Terri Hemmert?

Let me take you to the home of the Great Outdoor Underwear Festival, Piqua, Ohio.
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