This episode features Dr. David Casarett, a palliative care physician at the University of Pennsylvania and author of Last Acts: Discovering Possibility and Opportunity at the End of Life. Dr. Casarett discusses caring for patients facing their final days of life -- and the choices he has seen them make for their "last acts."
Dayton-native Marian Schwilk-Thomas began attending classes at Wright State University after her husband's death. It was there she attended one of Dr. Gary Pacernick's poetry classes where she realized that she had to work at poetry. Schwilk-Thomas has since published a book of poetry, The Boat of What I Know.
Here Marian Schwilk-Thomas talks with Conrad Balliet about her writing journey and shares several poems.
In 2003, Jennifer Knapp left her career as a successful Christian artist and didn't perform for 7 years. Now Knapp has rekindled her music career identifying herself as a gay person of faith. She has released a folk album called "Letting Go," and she'll perform in Dayton next weekend. WYSO's Juliet Fromholt spoke with Knapp about her return to music.