Wednesday, June 16

Posted by: tayla 6/16/2010 3:53 AM

Gardening
It's nearly summertime and the weather is hot - how is your garden taking the heat? If it's ailing gardening guru Jim Orband has the answers to your questions about how to revive it. We'll also check in with Kathy Van Mullekom of The Daily Press to get the latest on garden related happenings in Hampton Roads.

http://www.yorkcounty.gov/vce/
www.hrdiggin.com

 

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Tuesday, June 15

Posted by: tayla 6/15/2010 4:52 AM

Summer Travel
Memorial Day is behind us and the official start of summer is fast approaching, which leads us to wonder - what are you doing for your summer vacation? Today we'll explore the history of summer vacations in America and consider the trends in travel that are hot this year. Guests: Cindy Aron, PhD, author of Working at Play: A History of Vacations in the United States, Georjeane Blumling, Vice President of Public Affairs for AAA Tidewater, Nancy Trejos, a columnist with the Washington Post, and Monica Edwards, co-owner of Morehead Manor a Bed & Breakfast in Durham, North Carolina.

http://www.nancytrejos.com/
http://tidewater.aaa.com/
http://www.moreheadmanor.com/

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Monday, June 14

Posted by: tayla 6/14/2010 4:50 AM

From the Headlines
Today we'll talk about the stories making headlines across Hampton Roads and the nation. We'll hear from marketing and public relations expert Dave Iwans about ways companies can recoup their image in the wake of a crisis. We'll also consider the results of last week's primary elections and discuss what the outcome means for the local Tea Party movement.  Join us for the discussion at 440.2665 or 1.800.940.2240!
 
www.diainc.com
www.HandsAcrossTheSand.com

 

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Friday, June 11

Posted by: tayla 6/11/2010 4:06 AM

Planning for the Inevitable
Death is an inevitable part of life. For many, thinking about our impending demise can inspire anxiety and the wish to avoid the disquiet that discussions of death can bring leads many among us to forgo planning for our passing. Today we'll talk about the things to consider when making arrangements for your demise. Guests: Karen Jones, author of Death for Beginners: Your No-Nonsense, Money-Saving Guide to Planning for the Inevitable, Veronica Weymouth, owner of Weymouth Funeral Home and Michael Leonard, the manager of H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments.

http://www.hdoliver.com/
http://weymouthfuneralhome.com
www.deathforbeginners.com

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Thursday, June 10

Posted by: tayla 6/10/2010 4:05 AM

Summer Jobs
Many of us can recall cashing our first paycheck, which was likely earned at a summer job worked during our teen years. While unemployment rates remain high across the board, 9.9% in April, the rate among workers in their teens is even higher, 25.4%. Teens and recent graduates are facing a competitive market for both jobs and internships where they are competing with more experienced job seekers. Today we talk about the prospects for summer job seekers, join us!


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Wednesday, June 9

Posted by: tayla 6/9/2010 5:03 AM

Bullying
Many among us can recall school yard run-ins with a tormentor in elementary school. The increasing number of youths exploring the online world has opened up a variety of new venues for bullies and concern over protecting students targeted by them is foremost in the minds of parents, teachers and school administrators. Today we'll talk about ways to protect the children in your life from aggressors both on and off-line.

http://www.sharoncindrich.com/
http://www.pluggedinparent.com/
http://www.kidsareworthit.com/
http://www.olweus.org/

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Tuesday, June 8

Posted by: tayla 6/8/2010 5:03 AM

Techno-centric: Say Cheese!
Spring and summer are prime times for photo ops. They're the seasons of graduations, proms, weddings, family reunions, and other gatherings you want to capture and remember through photos. We'll talk with our guests, including our go-to guy on technology Ed Sykes, about the ways that photography has changed and consider various options for taking, saving and sharing the photos we take.

http://thesykesgrp.com/
http://www.amypostle.com/
http://www.sync-blog.com/

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Monday, June 7

Posted by: tayla 6/7/2010 5:02 AM

From the Headlines
Today we'll talk about the stories making headlines across Hampton Roads and the nation. Join us for the discussion at 440.2665 or 1.800.940.2240!
 

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Friday, June 4

Posted by: tayla 6/4/2010 4:51 AM

Dear Diary
Do you keep a journal? Have you had the opportunity to read diaries a loved one kept over the course of their life? Today we'll talk about the practice of journaling and the benefits it brings. Guests: Phyllis Theroux, author of The Journal Keeper: A Memoir and Michael McQueen, the author of Memento.

http://www.mementobook.com
http://journal-keeper.com/

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Thursday, June 3

Posted by: tayla 6/3/2010 3:49 AM

Bike Culture
The United States was an early adopter of "car culture". With increased awareness of carbon footprints on the rise some are turning to a simpler mode of transportation - bikes. Today we'll talk about the intersection of car and bike culture both nationally and locally. Guests: Eben Weiss, author of Bike Snob: Systematically and Mercilessly Realigning the World of Cycling, Bruce Drees, a Hampton Roads bicycling advocate who is a League of American Bicyclists Cycling Instructor and Wes Cheney who writes about bicycling in Hampton Roads for the Alt Daily.

http://www.tbarides.org/
http://www.bikeleague.org
http://www.altdaily.com/
http://fotobywes.blogspot.com/
http://www.bikesnobnyc.blogspot.com/

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