Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
6:59 pm
Wed February 9, 2011

Conrad's Corner: February 9, 2011

Conrad Balliet reads Gary Pacernick's poem, "Remembering David Shevin."

Arts & Culture
6:59 pm
Mon February 7, 2011

Conrad's Corner: February 7, 2011

Conrad Balliet reads Robert Paschell's "Winter Poem."

Books
11:48 am
Sun February 6, 2011

Book Nook: My Father at 100, by Ron Reagan

February 6, 2011 is the 100th birthday of former President Ronald Reagan. To mark the centennial of his father's birth his youngest child, Ron Reagan, has written a memoir that reflects his own unique perspective on a man who has been written about many times before.

Ronald Reagan has become an iconic figure for many Americans. He is frequently quoted and emulated by politicians who range across the political spectrum, from Sarah Palin to the current occupant of the Oval Office, President Barack Obama.

Miami Valley StoryCorps
8:00 am
Wed February 2, 2011

Patricia Bates & Kay Lewis

“George died when he was forty. It seemed like the end of my life. Except, I had seven children and I had show them how you accept things like that.”

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Commentary
12:28 pm
Mon January 31, 2011

Snow Day

Flickr Creative Commons user craig.daniels

I am a survivor. My two kids have been out of school for snow days almost as much as they've been in school this winter. One stretch was a week and a half, tacked onto a two week winter break. Twenty days of education-free togetherness. "What do you DO with them??" my friend Mary asked. I thought for a minute. "Well, they're building two snow forts. And they've figured out how to ride a small sled like a snowboard, and they go wobbling down the hill standing up and pitch forward on their faces. They call it snurfing. Then, they come inside and play with the Wii.

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