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  • Do we ever know another’s pain?
    Vincent van Gogh, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio seems to have made many readers very uncomfortable. I grew up and have returned to a town much like Winesburg, so I guess I shouldn’t be surprised. The stereotype is that we’re hot beds of vicious gossip or coffee shops full of gleeful snickering over those who might not fit the mold.
  • It's been hot, High Plains. I don't know about you, but I already have my mind on the Fall—and t's about that time to start planning for planting some trees around your place.
  • Hello, Radio Readers. I’m Jane Holwerda from Dodge City, Kansas, for our Fall 2022 Read, “Rural Live: Revisited.” Sherwood Anderson’s novel, Winesburg, Ohio, is set in a small rural town in mid-America of the early 1900s, a time in history when phones, automobiles, and electricity were not yet available through rural America.
  • Hi! From Pasadena, California, I’m Jill Hunting for the HPPR Radio Readers Book Club 2022 Fall Read.Winesburg, Ohio—the book I’m reviewing today in connection with our autumn theme of small towns—is one of the titles on what was called the College Prep Reading List.
  • Today, we're getting a little fruity as I share an annual tradition that takes over my kitchen for a while — but it's all for a good, furry cause.
  • Luke explains a recipe for what he calls "Camp Cabbage Rolls"
  • One parenting article I read said that people who constantly leave doors and drawers open may suffer from attention and memory issues.
  • I’m Pat Tyrer from Canyon, Texas for the High-Plains-Public-Radio-Readers Book Club’s 2022 Fall Read. Our fall book, Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson is one of my favorites. Winesburg is the story of small-town, pre-industrial American life.
  • Hello, Radio Readers, and welcome to conversation about our Fall 2022 series “Rural Life, Revisited.” I’m Jane Holwerda from Dodge City, Kansas, and our first book is Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio. Published in 1919, this notable book depicts small town rural life.
  • Have you heard words like “brain drain” and “Podunk” used to describe rural communities? Those of us who’ve chosen to remain in rural areas or small towns have always been offended by the stereotypes. “Rural by choice” is a more apt description if you ask me.
  • Folks, it's been HOT. That's why today's edition of Growing on the High Plains will talk about plants that can handle the heat.
  • If someone is yelling, singing, or conversing with me while I’m making a list, that distraction causes . . . glitches.