Nan Graham http://whqr.org en Magnolia Murder http://whqr.org/post/magnolia-murder <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tree-hugger and commentator Nan Graham underwent a painful arboreal experience last week, suffering separation anxiety.&nbsp; Her favorite magnolia tree has gone to that great magnolia grove in the sky.</span></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Nan Graham 58165 at http://whqr.org Magnolia Murder Me, Me, Me, Meeee...! http://whqr.org/post/me-me-me-meeee <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It is a linguistic epidemic…a plague among us.&nbsp; OK. So it’s not exactly on the level of saving the elephants, but commentator Nan Graham wants to restore the abused objective pronoun to its rightful place.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Nan Graham 56702 at http://whqr.org Me, Me, Me, Meeee...! A Toast To: "Good Morning" http://whqr.org/post/toast-good-morning <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our most important meal, experts and our mothers say: Breakfast! How was yours this morning?</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nan Graham's&nbsp;</span>WHQR<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;commentaries can be found in her books, </span><u style="line-height: 1.5;">Turn South at the Next Magnolia</u><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span><u style="line-height: 1.5;">In a Magnolia Minute</u><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 15 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Nan Graham 54903 at http://whqr.org A Toast To: "Good Morning" Aunts in the House http://whqr.org/post/aunts-house <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Commentator Nan Graham can hardly remember a time when her fabulous aunts were not part of her childhood.&nbsp; There was always an aunt boarder…..on board.</span></p><p>Nan Graham's&nbsp;WHQR&nbsp;commentaries can be found in her books, <u>Turn South at the Next Magnolia</u> and <u>In a Magnolia Minute</u>.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WHQR Commentaries don't necessarily reflect the views of WHQR Radio, its editorial staff, or its members.</span></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Nan Graham 52086 at http://whqr.org Aunts in the House The Borrowers http://whqr.org/post/borrowers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Y</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">ou will have to overlook any errors in pronunciation in these observations. &nbsp;Commentator Nan Graham says she hopes you will forgive her rendering of world-wide languages.</span></p><p>Nan Graham's WHQR commentaries can be found in her books, <em>Turn South at the Next Magnolia</em> and <em>In a Magnolia Minute.&nbsp;</em></p><p>WHQR Commentaries don't necessarily reflect the views of WHQR Radio, its editorial staff , or its members.</p><p></p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Nan Graham 49033 at http://whqr.org The Borrowers My Kindergartener http://whqr.org/post/my-kindergartener-0 <div class="wysiwyg-asset-audio-wrapper" contenteditable="false"><div class="wysiwyg-asset-audio" contenteditable="false" description="Listen " fid="6633" uri="public://201312/Nan_My_Kindergartener.mp3"><div class="audio-player-wrapper"><div class="pi_assets-audio">&nbsp;</div><div class="pi_assets-audio-text">Audio File</div></div><div class="wysiwyg-asset-audio-description">Listen</div><div class="actions"><a class="wysiwyg-asset-audio-edit" href="#edit">Edit</a> | <a class="wysiwyg-asset-audio-delete" href="#remove">Remove</a></div></div></div><p>Nan Graham is a proud mother of two. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Nan Graham 47798 at http://whqr.org My Kindergartener Summer of '59 http://whqr.org/post/summer-59 <p></p><p><strong>F. Kaplan’s book, <em>1959: The Year That Changed Everything</em><u>,</u> </strong>states that this was the year every aspect of American life was transformed…the pre-cursor to the explosive 60’s.&nbsp; It was for her, say Commentator Nan Graham.</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Nan</strong><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"> Graham</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has been a commentator for WHQR for almost twenty years, and has two collections of commentaries and a third book in the works. Her website is nangraham.com.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Nan Graham 46449 at http://whqr.org Summer of '59 Voice Recognition http://whqr.org/post/voice-recognition <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Having a voice that speaks for itself has helped Commentator Nan Graham out of a pinch more than once. She shares those moments today, and tips her hat to other memorable voices of our time.&nbsp;</span></p><p><strong>Nan</strong><strong> Graham</strong> has been a commentator for WHQR for almost twenty years, and has two collections of commentaries and a third book in the works. Her website is <a href="http://www.nangraham.com">nangraham.com</a>.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Nan Graham 44693 at http://whqr.org Voice Recognition Grave Considerations http://whqr.org/post/grave-considerations <P></P> <P><STRONG style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">The very last word is the one on the tombstone, says commentator Nan Graham, but you may not want this to be a last minute decision.&nbsp;</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>Nan</STRONG><STRONG> Graham</STRONG> has been a commentator for WHQR for almost twenty years, and has two collections of commentaries and a third book in the works. Her website is nangraham.com.</P> <P>WHQR<SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5"> Commentaries don't necessarily reflect the views of </SPAN>WHQR<SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5"> Radio, its editorial staff , or its members.</SPAN></P> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Nan Graham 43310 at http://whqr.org Grave Considerations Under the Dome: Rafael Guastavino http://whqr.org/post/under-dome-rafael-guastavino <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Architectural domes were the masterpieces of Rafael </span>Guastavino<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> whose amazing structures were built on the principle he created and patented: The </span>Guastavino<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Tile Arch System.&nbsp;</span></p><p>This Spanish immigrant’s work can be seen here in Wilmington at St. Mary Roman Catholic Church, which he designed in 1908.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Nan Graham 41810 at http://whqr.org Under the Dome: Rafael Guastavino