listener essay http://wamc.org en Listener Essay - Remembering Peter Matthiessen http://wamc.org/post/listener-essay-remembering-peter-matthiessen <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In this essay, Jeanne Hunter remembers her friend, American novelist, naturalist, wilderness writer and CIA-agent Peter Matthiessen who passed away in April of this year.</p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:50:00 +0000 Jeanne Hunter 93949 at http://wamc.org Listener Essay - Remembering Peter Matthiessen Listener Essay - Softball Brain http://wamc.org/post/listener-essay-softball-brain-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A listener essay by Maxine Schmidt about aging and Summer fun.</p><p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:55:00 +0000 Maxine Schmidt 93621 at http://wamc.org Listener Essay - Mover's Dilemma http://wamc.org/post/listener-essay-movers-dilemma <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Mover’s Dilemma Ken Appleman Downstairs in the basement, stacked on the dusty concrete floor, cold, lit by the glare of bare bulbs, is my life.</p><p>Well, not my life, exactly, but my life’s history. Papers. Books. Toys. Games. Old computers. Defunct cameras. A pair of binoculars so out-of-alignment no crossing of the eyes can eliminate the double image. All of it packed, securely, wrapped in newspaper or old junk mail, and stuffed, neatly, into plastic bins and cardboard boxes.</p><p>My life’s history.</p><p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Ken Appleman 93061 at http://wamc.org Listener Essay - Mover's Dilemma Listener Essay - Grandest Lady Suit http://wamc.org/post/listener-essay-grandest-lady-suit <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Kathleen McCabe is retired from St. Peter's Hospital, where she was a Nursing Supervisor in Home Care. She lives in Guilderland.</p><p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Kathleen McCabe 92554 at http://wamc.org Listener Essay - We Share The Air: Fragrance Sensitivity http://wamc.org/post/listener-essay-we-share-air-fragrance-sensitivity <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Joyce Miller is a college librarian in </span>Queensbury<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, New York. She created the website </span><a href="http://www.fragrancesensitivityawareness.weebly.com" style="line-height: 1.5;">fragrancesensitivityawareness.weebly.com</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, offering a slideshow about fragrance sensitivity, links to medical research, information about unscented alternatives and more. She has also traveled to 25 countries on six continents, primarily in search of birds and other wildlife.</span></p><p> Fri, 16 May 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Joyce Miller 90605 at http://wamc.org Listener Essay - Mother's Day Retort http://wamc.org/post/listener-essay-mothers-day-retort <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Kate Cohen is a writer and editor in Albany, New York. You can find more of her work at <a href="http://www.katecohen.net">katecohen.net</a>.</p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 15:25:00 +0000 Kate Cohen 90044 at http://wamc.org Listener Essay - In Ten Years http://wamc.org/post/listener-essay-ten-years <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Mary Clement is currently working on her BFA in Creative Writing at Southern New Hampshire University. She has been published in the Times Union and in the literary magazine, THREADS, at Hudson Valley Community College . She is the mother of eight.</p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 15:50:00 +0000 Mary Clement 89468 at http://wamc.org A Listener Essay To Welcome The Spring http://wamc.org/post/listener-essay-welcome-spring <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Martha Holmes is a writer living with four chickens, four cats, two horses, one dog and one husband, in Gallatin, NY.</p><p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:35:00 +0000 Martha Holmes 88136 at http://wamc.org A Listener Essay To Welcome The Spring Listener Essay - Surprise In The Attic http://wamc.org/post/listener-essay-surprise-attic <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This listener essay is by Jean Bolgatz.</p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:50:00 +0000 Jean Bolgatz 87881 at http://wamc.org Listener Essay - Folding Laundry http://wamc.org/post/listener-essay-folding-laundry <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Pamela Ethington is a writer who divides her time between Syracuse, where her home is, and Woodstock, N.Y., where her heart is. Her work has been published in New Millenium Writings. She is a student of author Martha Frankel in Woodstock.</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:25:00 +0000 Pamela Ethington 87353 at http://wamc.org Listener Essay - Folding Laundry