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Slice of Life Radio Essays podcast

Storytelling

Life lessons, funny stories and a variety of other experiences as told in these first person essays from WFAE.

Life lessons, funny stories and a variety of other experiences as told in these first person essays from WFAE.

Location:

Charlotte, NC

Description:

Life lessons, funny stories and a variety of other experiences as told in these first person essays from WFAE.

Language:

English


Episodes

Slice of Life episode 100: A Mormon in the Bible Belt

5/23/2008
In recent months, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has appeared frequently in news headlines. First with Mitt Romney's failed bid for the White House. And now as the Mormon Chruch struggles to distance itself from a polygamous group under scrutiny in Texas. All of the attention has caused WFAE commentator Cydne Horrocks Watterson to reflect on her experiences as a Mormon transplant in the Bible Belt.

Duration:00:03:17

Slice of Life episode 99: Mother's Day

5/9/2008
WFAE commentator Sally Phillips finds that Mother's Day changes and takes on new meaning as the years go by.

Duration:00:03:17

Slice of Life episode 98: March Madness of a Different Sort

3/21/2008
Anyone with access to a radio, newspaper, TV, computer, or just the sports fan in the next cubicle is well aware that March Madness is underway. But as WFAE commentator Amy Rogers contends, there is a different March Madness happening in our grocery stores.

Duration:00:02:22

Slice of Life episode 97: Black History Month

2/23/2008
WFAE commentator John Grooms shares with us the need for Black History Month and why it is important for all Americans to learn lessons from the past.

Duration:00:03:04

Slice of Life episode 96: Mmm ... Pie

2/15/2008
With all the news of presidential primaries and stock market mania you may not have noticed another event that took place recently in Gaston County, North Carolina. But National Pie Day didn't escape WFAE commentator Amy Rogers, and she's still savoring the experience.

Duration:00:03:07

Slice of Life episode 95: Martin Luther King, Jr.

1/18/2008
WFAE commentator Ahmad Daniels looks at the rarely discussed last years of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Duration:00:03:58

Slice of Life episode 94: The Cost of Words

1/12/2008
There's always a price to pay when parents seek a better life for their children. In WFAE commentator Carolyn Noell's famil paying the cost of "words" was well worth it.

Duration:00:03:46

A Cup of Christmas Tea

12/21/2007
WFAE's Mike Collins reads this holiday poem, a long-time favorite among listeners. Happy holidays!

Duration:00:07:28

Slice of Life episode 92: Gift Frustrations

12/14/2007
The latest electronic gadgets are often the most anticipated items on holiday gift lists - until they are received. WFAE commentator Jonathan Hobbs has discovered that wanting may be better than having the latest gizmo.

Duration:00:03:09

Slice of Life episode 91: The Perfect Christmas?

12/7/2007
While looking for the perfect Christmas tree in the North Carolina mountains, WFAE commentator Elizabeth Richardson came to the realization that maybe 'perfect' isn't so perfect after all.

Duration:00:03:51