Commentaries

Thursday Commentary
10:35 am
Tue May 9, 2006

A Special Child

A medical miracle eight years ago brought commentator Ede Baldridge to a lovely reunion with a delightful little girl.

Wilmington, NC – Ede Baldridge writes about memorable people and places in the southeastern part of North Carolina.

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Thursday Commentary
1:31 pm
Mon May 8, 2006

A Turtle in the Cooler

When WHQR commentator Andy Wood pulled into his driveway and parked, he was greeted with a surprise in the form of a very disconsolate reptile in a bucket.

Wilmington, NC – Andy Wood remains Education Director for Audubon North Carolina.

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Thursday Commentary
2:08 pm
Fri May 5, 2006

The Architecture of Global Warming

As the mercury rises, commentator Charles BOney ponders the link between architecture and global warming.

Wilmington, NC – Charles Boney and his family are happy to live in the historic district of downtown Wilmington.

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Monday Commentary
10:35 am
Fri May 5, 2006

Beyond the Spandex - Wilmington's Aspiring Comic Artists

Tom Fleming at work in his studio

If the last time you bought a comic book you had to use your lunch money to do it, you're probably not aware that this weekend is a holiday... Free Comics weekend, an effort by the industry to increase readership. And while Wilmington's comic fans will be packing the bookstore, the region's aspiring artists are hard at work at the drawing table. WHQR's Megan Williams has more...

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Thursday Commentary
1:50 pm
Tue May 2, 2006

The Ritual Rose Kill

Gardening commentator Barbara Sullivan talks about one of the rites of passage every gardener must undergo.

Wilmington, NC – Barbara Sullivan lives and gardens in historic downtown Wilmington.

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Thursday Commentary
4:50 pm
Wed April 26, 2006

Some Things Money Can't Buy

Did you hear the one about the commentator and the pay check? So did Nan Graham.

Wilmington, NC – Nan Graham is our life-long southerner with a website at www.nangraham.com.

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Thursday Commentary
10:03 am
Mon April 24, 2006

Talking to a Friend

Commentator Ed Baldridge shares her insights on the pleasures of public radio work.

Wilmington, NC – Ede Baldridge writes about memorable people and places in southeastern North Carolina.

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Thursday Commentary
10:28 am
Sun April 23, 2006

The Turtle and The Tadpoles

Andy Wood was at his desk at home when his older son Robin burst in with a great excuse for a distraction.

Wilmington, NC – Andy WOod is education director for Audubon North Carolina.

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Monday Commentary
10:51 am
Thu April 20, 2006

Gender in the Altogether

UNCW Women's Resource Center

Last night, the Independent Art Company opened the Gender of Art Festival, three evenings of art and performance that tweak expectations about gender... WHQR's Megan Williams sat down with the show's curator to talk about the show's unusual approach. A warning: this interview contains a discussion of male nudity which may not be suitable for children.

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Thursday Commentary
3:01 pm
Wed April 19, 2006

Tomatoes!

In her garden commentary for this week, Barbara Sullivan reveals some old-time tomato growing secrets

Wilmington, NC – Barbara Sullivan lives and gardens in historic downtown Wilmington.

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