Poetry

Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Tue August 10, 2010

Conrad's Corner: August 10, 2010

Conrad Balliet reads Jim Brooks' poem, "Meaning."

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Mon August 2, 2010

Conrad's Corner: August 2, 2010

Conrad Balliet reads Marsha Bush's poem, "Daughter-In-Law."

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Sat July 31, 2010

Conrad's Corner: July 31, 2010

Conrad Balliet reads Steve Broidy's poem, "Myths of Teaching."

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Arts & Culture
7:59 pm
Mon July 26, 2010

Conrad's Corner: July 26, 2010

Conrad Balliet reads Marietta Ball's poem, "Ants Have No Options."

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Arts & Culture
10:40 am
Sun July 25, 2010

Conrad & Evelyn

Conrad and Evelyn
Aileen LeBlanc

Conrad's Corner host Conrad Balliet and his square dancing partner Evelyn fell in love in later life. She was in her eighties and he in his 70s. Their love was youthful, adventurous and amorous. But then Evelyn started getting simple words mixed up. Conrad saw the signs. He took care of her as he was losing her to Alzheimer's. Aileen LeBlanc tells a very personal story of her friends Conrad and Evelyn.

Here's an audio slide show of Conrad and Evelyn's time together featuring Conrad reading a poem by Roy Croft.

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