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Companions and complexities, featuring work by Carol Clark Williams, Claire Kahane and Cathleen Cohen. 6 minutes TRANSCRIPT June is the month that marks the height of “kitten season,” when large litters of kittens are born and often end up in … Continued


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A long episode with offerings from Christine S. O’Connor, Shelley List, James McGrath, Ed Vojik, Rose M. Smith, Dori Hale, Jerome Gagnon, Katharyn Howd Machan, Maryhelen Snyder and Adrienne Unger. 

The 17-Year Locusts

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Ok, not locusts — cicadas! If you’re in much of the eastern part of the United States these days, you’ve probably had the mixed blessing of dodging them, stepping on them, listening to them, and sticking their shells to your nose or eyebrows. Poems by Sophia Rivkin, Mary Azrael and Barbara Crooker. 

The Diaries

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Reflections from Judith Beth Cohen, Maureen Woodcock, Gloria Kropf, Lynn M. Knapp, Rich Bates, Wendy Watson, Martha Graham-Waldon, Amy Cotler, Mary Alice Dixon, Ellen Reichman, Tricia Knoll, Pia Wood, Susan Milord and Dayana Moreno.

Women’s History Month

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Celebrating women, with pieces by Wilderness Sarchild, Gilbert Arzola and Joyce Abell.6 minutes TRANSCRIPT At the beginning of her book Old Women Talking, Wilderness Sarchild says, “In our culture, old age often indicates invisibility, but the old women I know … Continued

Pandemic Retrospective

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Two years of COVID, with excerpts from Juliet Wilson, Orman Day, Patrick Hansel, Elaine Lambert and Liz Abrams-Morley.7 minutes TRANSCRIPT Two years ago, in March, 2020, the World Health Organization declared Covid a pandemic, and President Trump declared a national … Continued

A Conversation with Henry Morgenthau III

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The first time we Passagerians visited Henry Morgenthau at his home at Ingleside Retirement Community in Washington, DC this past June, we were touched by his hospitality; he even had lunch prepared for us when we arrived. We were awed … Continued