Abundant rains in 2013 have been a boon to frogs that use rain-filled ponds as nurseries for their tadpoles. Commentator, Andy Wood asks: Does the resilience of frogs have something to offer us as we plan for an unpredictable future?
Andy Wood is an author, ecologist, and award-winning environmental educator.
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While tutoring a child from Saudi Arabia, who could not speak a word of English, community commentator, Maryann Nunnally, realizes that communicating with any child is the same in any language.
Maryann Nunnally is a former teacher, principal, and Board of Education member in New Hanover County with over 45 years of experience. She is now retired from paid work, and volunteers tutoring at-risk children.
Commentaries on WHQR.org don’t necessarily reflect the views of WHQR Radio, its editorial staff, or its members.
Commentaries here on WHQR do not necessarily reflect the views of WHQR Radio, its editorial staff, or its members.
In an effort to deal with various challenges of the aging process, a local listener reflects on the healing properties of her garden.
Deborah Creasy is a transplant from The Delmarva Peninsula. When she's not working part-time at a local independent bookstore, she spends her time writing, reading, making jewelry, and sitting quietly in her garden.
In this age of twitter and texting...will our last words be electronically transmitted? Commentator Nan Graham hopes SOMEBODY will write them down. As Poncho Villa said with his last breath, "Don't let it end like this. Tell them I said SOMETHING!"
Wilmington's music scene suffered a tremendous blow when news broke that the Soapbox would be closing its doors in late July. The loss won't really be felt until it's gone. But already the news is causing heartache throughout the creative community. Sure, there are other venues. Nice ones, too. But the Soapbox is the center of it all. It's almost a symbol of Wilmington itself. It's a large part of the character of downtown. John Staton of the Star News rightfully said "It's not quite the
All she wanted was a little rest and relaxation… in a small space… in a small, dark, space that just seems to be getting smaller. Community Commentator Nina Bays tries to keep it together in a sensory deprivation tank in today’s commentary, "Negative Space."
Were Henry David Thoreau living, he might be one of the many citizens raising his voice at the Moral Monday Protests. Commentator Gwenyfar Rohler explores the author's radical roots as Independence Day approaches.
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