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Satuday Equals NPR Day

Even though it makes me feel old, I enjoy listening to NPR. Well, let me qualify that. I enjoy listening to NPR on Saturdays. The rest of the week I find a bit repetitive about the news items of the day and the economy. But on Saturday, I can listen to NPR from noon to 7 pm. When Wilbert is home, the radio is tuned to NPR at 11 am for Car Talk. I plan my day around NPR. I do all loud chores (like vacuuming) and anything that I need to do out of the house in the morning, so I am in the house and able to listen without interruption. I enjoy the unique stories of Weekend America, learn more about cooking well on The Splendid Table and laugh with Garrison Keillor on A Prairie Home Companion. I may make me sound old, but I never fail to have something interesting to talk about later on that has nothing to with school or students.

Today is no exception. On Weekend America, which sometimes is quite anti-Christianity, had this wonderful essay read by author Lindsay O'Connor on the importance of her faith in the upcoming election. It was great and an encouraging reminder that there are lots of people outside of Edgerton who want their faith to impact every aspect of their life. You can read it it here.


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