FROM NIGHT TO The EDGE OF DAY
Azam Ali has performed for crowds all over the world. Three years ago, she found her most challenging audience: her newborn son. Azam began to collect Middle Eastern lullabies for her son and they form the new album, “From Night to the Edge of Day.”
THE WISHING PARTY
Children are, at times, guests in our homes. We don’t want to let them go and yet we all spend time preparing for that moment. Ellen Birkett Morris attended a “Wishing Party” for a young girl, and today she shares her reflections.
REBIRTH OF THE GRASSLANDS
Emily Dickinson wrote, “To make a prairie, it takes a clover and one bee. One clover, and a bee, and reverie. The reverie alone will do, if the bees are few.” If you are in search of reverie, the Nachusa Grasslands in Illinois is worth a visit. The land was slated to become a subdivision, but a group of volunteers has returned the land to prairie.
Earlier this week, we aired a story about 96-year-old twin sisters. The sisters told us about their garden and how their father read poetry to them. This caught the ear of one of our listeners who sent us a story and a poem.