Commentaries

Tuesday Commentary
7:00 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Things I Don't Understand #2

Annie Gray Johnston

Commentator Annie Gray Johnston doesn't sweat the small stuff, but there are more than a few things that get under her skin. In today's commentary, she shares some of them with us, and challenges us to answer that ever-present question: why?

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Commentaries
6:00 am
Thu August 30, 2012

The Raven, Our Old Friend

Commentator Nan Graham revisits one of literature's favorite birds for a closer look at that certain "je ne sais quoi. "  From Dickens to Poe, The Raven is revered, evermore.

Commentaries
8:43 am
Tue August 28, 2012

Remembering Donn Ansell

Commentator Shane Fernando pays tribute to Donn Ansell, an inspiring mentor,  friend to the arts and creative force throughout the years.   From passionate performances on the stage and enlightened ideas behind the mic, to commending Ebeneezer Scrooge for his artful eye,  Donn Ansell made a difference. He will be missed. 

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Commentaries
7:18 pm
Wed August 22, 2012

Ticking Tomb

Oblam

Rickety chairs, a legend of a tinsmith and a woe-begone damsel waiting for her long-departed love: such is the stuff of any good ghost story.   Commentator Philip Gerard revisits his formative years, and uncovers a surprise twist to a harrowing tale from his teens.

Tuesday Commentary
10:42 pm
Mon August 20, 2012

Porch Frogs

Commentator Andy Wood kicks back on a hot summer night and enjoys the soundtrack of sunset, as interpreted by hungry porch frogs humming about the colorful food chain in the yard.

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Commentaries
6:00 am
Thu August 16, 2012

The Paleo Lifestyle

Vittore Carpaccio
Museo Correr, Venice

Commentator Whitney Ross Gray has a new favorite way of moving in the world - and it's pretty juicy.  Gray shares her thoughts on coconut oil, lard and best of all, her meaty little secret.

Commentaries
6:00 am
Tue August 14, 2012

Cellular Gap

Geoff Sterns

Asia Brown ponders the technological age gap and investigates the somewhat inverse ratio between age and android expertise, malleable brain matter and an advanced grasp of gadgetry. 

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Commentaries
6:00 am
Thu August 9, 2012

Lovesong

Arnold Genthe Libary of Congress

Commentator Gwenyfar Rohler revisits Prufrock and consults the classics on the topic of love.  Some things are timeless, and what rang true then still resonates with life - and love - in modern times.

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Tuesday Commentary
8:04 pm
Mon August 6, 2012

Watch Your Language!

Annie Gray Johnston

Commentator Annie Gray Johnston revels in the vagaries and variety of words, from distinctly Southern turns of phrase to tortured mixed metaphors.

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Commentaries
6:00 am
Thu August 2, 2012

The Collecting Gene

Glyn Baker geograph.org.uk

From moonshine jugs to homely tchotchkes, commentator Nan Graham observes that every trinket was once someone's treasure,  and every treasure has a story.   While the "gathering" gene may be hereditary,  it's not limited to the Graham Family... even oxen in the field appreciate a good collector's item.

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