Tag Archives: NPR

When There Is No Family

I was inspired to write this post this morning when I heard Michael Krasny’s interview of the Reverend Glenda Hope on Forum.  She is retiring to “dance with God” after 40 years of ministering to the poor and the troubled … Continue reading

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On Addictions

I was having friendly banter with djmatticus on his January 5, 2013 post about his harrowing ordeal with the now infamous NyQuil and the resultant monster-chasing nightmares. I concluded he’s no junkie but he countered that this may not necessarily … Continue reading

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Alex Chadwick’s 100 Riffs

I was making brunch in the kitchen this morning when I heard an interview of Alex Chadwick on NPR’s Weekend Edition.  He’s a wonderfully talented guitarist from Chicago, who performed 100 riffs on his guitar, all in one fluid take, … Continue reading

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