Commentaries

Thursday Commentary
7:00 am
Thu February 7, 2013

I Got My Thrill...

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Listen to Nan's Commentary

Opening someone else’s mail is a federal offense—for humans. For Commentator Nan Graham’s dog Lilly, it only made her a little blue.

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Tuesday Commentary
7:00 am
Tue February 5, 2013

A Sangria Lesson from Paco Strickland

William "Paco" Strickland
Brownie Harris Photography

Listen to Shane's Commentary

William "Paco" Strickland was known for his exceptional talent as a flamenco guitarist. But Commentator Shane Fernando most remembers a moment in the kitchen with Paco, and shares it with us today.    

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Tuesday Commentary
7:00 am
Tue January 29, 2013

Climate Metamorphosis

Andy Wood

Listen to Andy's Commentary

Warm winter days might be  a welcomed treat for beach-goers, but for other, tinier Port City residents, they can be a real bugger. Commentator Andy Wood highlights the trouble with these warm days and cold snaps through the life of one brave pupa.

Commentaries here on WHQR.org do not necessarily reflect the views of WHQR Radio, its editorial staff, or its members.

Thursday Commentary
7:00 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Introducing, Walter Smitty

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Listen to Gwenyfar's Commentary

Gwenyfar Rohler was an only child, but never short on companions. Today, she introduces us to one of her dear friends, Walter Mitty.

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Thursday Commentary
4:55 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

Let's Hear It for Those Eyebrows!

Marisa Flickr Commons

Listen to Nan's Commentary

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, eyebrows could be the most important window dressings in the world. Nan Graham’s opinion: show yours some much-needed attention.

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Tuesday Commentary
7:00 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Faux Pas

Annie Gray Johnston

Listen to Annie Gray's Commentary

One of the consequences of being the type to speak your mind is that, sometimes, you say more than you mean to. Commentator Annie Gray Johnston is no stranger to these conversational faux pas; in fact, she’s an expert.

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Thursday Commentary
7:00 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Grocery Scam

Marisa Flickr Commons

Listen to Philip's commentary, "Grocery Scam"

Few things can be worse than falling prey to a scam--except, of course, cleaning up the oily residue. Commentator Philip Gerard knows the feeling, and recounts ever slippery detail in "Grocery Scam." 

Thursday Commentary
7:00 am
Thu December 20, 2012

Once and Future King

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As the holidays grow nearer, commentator Gwenyfar Rohler considers King Arthur's ambitions and the human capacity for empathy in the age of rapid-fire public comment. 

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Tuesday Commentary
1:11 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

'Tis the Season

The expert gift-wrapper herself, Annie Gray

Shopping for the holidays can set your teeth on edge. Yet, as always, commentator Annie Gray Johnston keeps a sense of humor about it all. Here, she shares her remedy for the holiday woes.

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Thursday Commentary
7:00 am
Wed December 12, 2012

Demopolis, Re-imagined

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Nan's Commentary, "Demopolis"

Nan Graham's mother was a fabulous storyteller, but sometimes craft got in the way of fact. Here, Nan tells the true tale of the rise and fall of Demopolis, Alabama.

Commentaries here on WHQR.org don't necessarily reflect the views of WHQR Radio, its editorial staff, or its members.

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