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Our series of daily listener commentaries since 1991.

Our series of daily listener commentaries since 1991.

Location:

San Francisco, CA

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KQED

Description:

Our series of daily listener commentaries since 1991.

Language:

English


Episodes

Tracy Cote: Discussing Politics in the Workplace

8/3/2021
The events of the past year have led to dialogue in the workplace that isn’t necessarily about business. Tracy Cote says there’s a right way to navigate these new waters. Let’s face it: the days of pretending like our differences don’t exist are over. And yet, there continues to be a lot of hand wringing … Continue reading Tracy Cote: Discussing Politics in the Workplace →

Duration:00:02:11

Back Where We Began

8/2/2021
Larry Murphy cherishes fishing trips in the back country as reminders of the common origin of all things.

Duration:00:02:19

Willie’s Bold Stroke

7/30/2021
Sometimes, no one finds fault with choosing the easier road to success. But for Jim McClellan’s summer camp director that wasn’t going to happen. They say fortune favors the brave. I think there’s some truth to that, as I was reminded in a recent discussion about childhood memories. I spent a few summers at a … Continue reading Willie’s Bold Stroke →

Duration:00:02:17

The Quarantine 15

7/29/2021
Many people put on extra pounds during the pandemic and Dr. Baldeep Singh wishes there was more he could do for his vulnerable patients. When Javier came to see me, he had gained 10 pounds. It was a surprise but since staying at home during COVID, he had stopped exercising and had started eating more. … Continue reading The Quarantine 15 →

Duration:00:02:08

Passing Through

7/28/2021
Simi Monheit’s most recent trip to the Sierra is the source of fond memories and dread for the future. This had been a hard one. I shrugged the backpack off my shoulders, thrilled when it fell from my hips, wallowing in the lightness of only my full weight on my shattered legs. During this backpacking … Continue reading Passing Through →

Duration:00:02:14

I Screwed Up

7/26/2021
Mediator Richard Friedlander says the words he hears the least are the words most likely to encourage conflict resolution.

Duration:00:01:52

Peggy Hansen: Twilight Zone

7/23/2021
While human lives are upended, life is normal for the plants and creatures of Peggy Hansen's farm.

Duration:00:02:16

Life, Monetized

7/20/2021
At every stage of life, someone wants a piece of Luke Pease's wallet.

Duration:00:02:02

The Best Time

7/12/2021
Peter Gavin answers insomnia with a comfy chair, a good book, a contented dog and the silence of deep night.

Duration:00:02:16

Maxine Rose Schur: The Fog in My Head

7/8/2021
When Maxine Rose Schur needs to clear her mind she heads straight for the foggiest part of San Francisco – the Sunset District.

Duration:00:02:13

Jim McClellan: Broken Places

7/7/2021
Jim McClelland turns to an ancient Japanese art for hope that a broken country can be repaired, and better for it.

Duration:00:02:12

Marilyn Englander: Save Water. Go Backpacking

7/6/2021
Marilyn Englander says backpacking will teach you the value of every drop of water.

Duration:00:02:16

Paul Staley: The Pursuit of Happiness

7/5/2021
Paul Staley says the Declaration of Independence asserts the right to pursue happiness, not attain it.

Duration:00:02:09

Victor Schachter: A 21st Century Declaration of Independence

7/2/2021
Victor Schachter suggests the Declaration of Independence could use an update to reflect modern realities.

Duration:00:02:15

Celeste DuBois: Pedro’s Gift

7/1/2021
Celeste Dubois says that sometimes it's the teachers who learn from their students.

Duration:00:02:05

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau: Of Meat and Men

6/30/2021
Colleen Patrick-Goudreau carves up the notion that eating meat is manly.

Duration:00:02:13

Debbie Duncan: Three Good Things

6/29/2021
Debbie Duncan says acknowledging three good things a day keeps the blues away.

Duration:00:02:16

Marcelle Taylor Dougan: Protecting Black Children From Racism

6/28/2021
Dr. Marcelle Taylor Dougan struggles to protect her children from racism.

Duration:00:02:05

Peggy Hansen: Why I Forage

6/25/2021
It’s the time of year when highly informed lovers of forest fungi forage for their favorites, and Peggy Hansen is one of them.

Duration:00:02:04

Valeria Araujo: Rethinking Her Future at Mills

6/24/2021
YR Media's Valeria Araujo is rethinking her future at Mills College in Oakland.

Duration:00:02:09