Our lives are filled with lines. Lines on a map. Lines on a ball field. Lines on a calendar. Even lines of ancestry.
Peter Cashwell maintains that we use such points of demarcation to divide up the world in ways often much more imaginary than real.
You might just find your mind stretching far beyond the usual lines as we spend time with this teacher, historian, philosopher, bird-watcher, back-roads traveler, and author of the new book Along Those Lines.
When was the last time you were on a bicycle? Most agree it is great exercise. So what is keeping you from riding more? After years of effort, cycling advocates have recently won legislative changes designed to make Virginia roads at least somewhat safer for cyclists.
Every time green thumb advisors Guinevere Higgins and Dave O’Neill stop by, our phone lines get to overflowing. Our gardening guru dynamic duo stops by to help out with the latest gardening challenges.
Ann Massie has long been fascinated by the phrase “the separation of church and state” --both by the history of the concept, and its practice in American law. Since a recent Supreme Court decision is adding new urgency to the issue, we have asked the Virginia legal scholar to share her findings.
For Memorial Day, WMRA presents a special called Food, Fun, and Relationships from the program series Innovation Hub. All those popsicles and ice cream cones you're gearing up to eat? Hear Dr. Robert Lustig explain why new research shows that we're addicted to sugar. Then, before you head off to Epcot and the Magic Kingdom, we look at what made Walt Disney so innovative.
What kind of community do you want? Do you like yours just the way it is? Can you imagine something different for your city, your town, or your neighborhood? Have some ideas just what would make it better?
We may have many more choices than we realize. At least, that’s what community planners Andy Boenau and Fionnuala Quinn say.
With guest host Peter Norton, they’ll share their ideas and learn from yours.