Commentaries

Thursday Commentary
8:00 am
Thu April 19, 2012

Signs and Such

Piblet Flickr Commons

Signs appear most everywhere nowadays: on the sides of buses, the backs of cars, sometimes on the back of the head of the person in front of you.

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Tuesday Commentary
12:00 pm
Tue April 17, 2012

Claude Howell's Second, Final Resting Place

Jennuine Captures Flickr Commons

Though a great painter and supporter of the arts, the late Claude Howell is remembered for more than his talents. 

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Thursday Commentary
8:00 am
Thu April 12, 2012

The Fact Behind the Facts

Mario Sergio Santos Flickr Commons

As a budding journalist with his first front-page byline, Commentator Philip Gerard was understandably smug. 

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Tuesday Commentary
8:00 am
Tue April 3, 2012

Orwellian Paranoia

At a recent routine eye exam, Commentator Annie Gray Johnston, who refuses to even keep a diary, realized her life was already an open book--whether she liked it or not.

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Thursday Commentary
7:00 am
Thu March 29, 2012

Kirk Douglas Doppelganger

mike3k Flickr Commons

After Hurricane Irene, Commentator Nan Graham was counting her blessings that the storm had brought no damage her way. 

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Tuesday Commentary
10:00 am
Sun March 25, 2012

Azalea Blooms

Andy Wood

With the Azalea Festival still weeks away, the celebrated flower is already in full bloom. Commentator Andy Wood suggests that this unseasonably early blossoming might have a good deal to say about climate change.

Tuesday Commentary
12:20 pm
Fri March 16, 2012

The Most Frugal of Them All

Annie Gray Johnston has seen many a penny strangled in her day, mainly in the hand of her dear father, Laurence. In this commentary, she recalls some of his most frugal moments with the comedy and compassion we've come to expect from her.

 

Thursday Commentary
8:00 am
Thu March 8, 2012

Lucky Lindy

PhotoMatt28 Flickr Commons

In her 7th grade English class, Nan Graham wasn't the only one who grimaced at the thought of diagramming sentences. 

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Tuesday Commentary
10:00 am
Tue March 6, 2012

Flashing Lights

Taking a late-night walk on the Cape Cod coast, Shane Fernando is held captive by a land-bound siren.

Thursday Commentary
7:00 am
Thu March 1, 2012

My Father's War

Billy and Lynn Flickr Commons

In this classic commentary, Philip Gerard challenges us to listen harder. 

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