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In which the theme of "February" is explored and heightened.

  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 17:50
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A Trans-Atlantic flight, and the lessons gleaned from it.

  • Added: May 28, 2014
  • Length: 05:48
Caption: Dan Guerrero
¡Gaytino! - written and performed by Dan Guerrero - is a remarkable life journey from 1950s East LA to New York’s Great White Way in the 60s and 70...

  • Added: May 27, 2014
  • Length: 56:24
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The story of one woman's improbable journey from the gym to the boxing ring.

  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 16:05
Caption: Modi supporters at a rally, Credit: Reuters
Sandip Roy sends us an audio postcard from the 2014 Indian election season.

  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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In this humorous piece, Nick, a music teacher, tells the story of two Celine Dion songs and how they have helped him understand the value of music ...

  • Added: May 09, 2014
  • Length: 06:38
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On the 35th anniversary of the English rock band YES, I get to interview guitar god Steve Howe, which musically transports me back to the 1970s whe...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 06:53
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After all, you do need something to listen to when on infinite hold with Verizon.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:26
Caption: The Dixon Ticonderoga Pencil, Credit: Bryan Ward
Author, producer and teacher Bryan Ward loves the Dixon Ticonderoga pencil, but his relationship with the writing utensil has soured since he disc...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 03:42
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What is librarian Emily's biggest fear? Not being able to finish all the books she is in the middle of.

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Jon Mooneyham hosts a post-punk radio show and was once a member of the Flaming Lips. But he grew up barefoot on a farm in rural Oklahoma. Here, he...

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  • Added: Jan 30, 2014
  • Length: 11:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Fiberglass Wiarton Willie, Credit: Bryan Ward
Alta Blue Skies contributor Catherine Breese offers a brief look at Canada's version of Punxsutawney Phil and the town that created him, Wiarton, O...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2014
  • Length: 04:05
Caption: Catherine Breese, Credit: Bryan Ward
Writer Catherine Breese shares her experience with a virtual online job interview for a job she frankly does not want. She describes the painful in...

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  • Added: Jan 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ash Reiter
The lead singer of the Oakland, CA indie rock band Ash Reiter reflects on "Christmas in California" in this audio postcard.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2013
  • Length: 01:34
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Among the many thousands of mommies in the blog-o-sphere writing about parenting-its troubles and its triumphs, how do you stand out from the rest?

  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 05:03
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Among the many thousands of mommies in the blog-o-sphere writing about parenting-its troubles and its triumphs, how do you stand out from the rest?

  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 04:29
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This story was told live on April 17, 2013 at the Old Firehouse on Mandeville Street, and later produced by Natalie Yahr. The theme was "Jackpot", ...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2013
  • Length: 06:11
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Hospitals advertise their birth centers with soft focus photos of dewy-eyed newborns and kindly nurses, but the reality of giving birth is somethin...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2013
  • Length: 14:31
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Happy Halloween to a Lost Soul

  • Added: Oct 18, 2013
  • Length: 07:07
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Two stay-at-home dads don't find friendship, but they do learn the opposite of lonliness.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2013
  • Length: 10:14
Caption: Tom Llewellyn and the wrapper for his Thunder Bombs, Credit: David Matsui
As a kid, Tom Llewellyn fought gentrification with his beloved Thunder Bombs.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2013
  • Length: 14:52
Caption: Author, teacher and altablueskies.com contributor Catherine Breese, Credit: Bryan Ward
Most of us don't spend a lot of time thinking about garbage, but author, teacher and altablueskies.com contributor Catherine Breese does. In this e...

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  • Added: Sep 23, 2013
  • Length: 10:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Julie Sabatier tells the story of her worm composting bin that turned out to be a stinky, DIY disaster.

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 09:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Sometimes DIY isn't the best way to go...and it can lead to disaster.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 03:59
Caption: Marble donut from Serres Donut Shop in Syracuse, NY, Credit: Anna O. Grant
One woman’s quest for an iconic donut that she remembers from childhood and what she learns about life while on her search.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2013
  • Length: 20:59