A Turtle in the Cooler

May 8, 2006

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.

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.

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...

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

New publications seem to appear on Wilmington's newsstands every few months. Changing technology has made launching new magazines and newspapers easier than ever... but the market suggests, it's no easier to be successful at it. WHQR's Megan Williams has this report.