WKAR Blog http://wkar.org en Susi's Station Notes: Got a Clunker? http://wkar.org/post/susis-station-notes-got-clunker <p>Every now and then, I think we all get the urge to get a new vehicle. We may have outgrown our old one with expanding families (that's what happened to the Elkins car!). Or, our old car may just be on its last legs -- or wheels.</p><p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Susi Elkins 41324 at http://wkar.org Susi's Station Notes: Got a Clunker? Susi's Station Notes: WKAR Fall Preview http://wkar.org/post/susis-station-notes-wkar-fall-preview <p>Can you believe that it is almost September and Labor Day weekend is here? The summer has flown by, leaving behind plenty of good memories -- and great anticipation for the fall.</p><p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Susi Elkins 40853 at http://wkar.org Susi's Station Notes: WKAR Fall Preview Susi's Station Notes: Great Shows This Week! http://wkar.org/post/susis-station-notes-great-shows-week <p>I have to admit that one of the things I love about public television is that even in summer, a lot of our programs are new and they run the gamut in diversity, from drama to documentary to cinema.</p><p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Susi Elkins 41046 at http://wkar.org Susi's Station Notes: Great Shows This Week! Susi's Station Notes: A Big Night in Studio F http://wkar.org/post/susis-station-notes-big-night-studio-f <p>We had a great night last evening in WKAR's Studio F when we welcomed special guest, Greg "Special K" Kelser, to WKAR as the guest on the premiere episode of <strong>Current Sports</strong>.</p><p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 12:28:49 +0000 Susi Elkins 40840 at http://wkar.org Susi's Station Notes: A Big Night in Studio F "I Don't Have Anything to Do!" http://wkar.org/post/i-dont-have-anything-do <p>I don’t have anything to do!&nbsp;</p><p>It’s summer – and the children are home from school. After even a few days of “freedom,” moms and dads everywhere start hearing the familiar, high-pitched whine of summer. No, it’s not the 17-year cicadas. It’s our children declaiming loudly “I don’t have anything to do!”</p><p>But doesn’t it seem like your child has every toy under the sun?&nbsp; Why not play with those?</p><p>There are reasons that may explain why children don’t play with the toys that are available.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Kittie Butcher and Janet Pletcher 39883 at http://wkar.org "I Don't Have Anything to Do!" PBS Announces New Programming During Summer Press Tour http://wkar.org/post/pbs-announces-new-programming-during-summer-press-tour <p>Today at the Television Critics Association meeting, PBS announced a new slate of programs to air in the fall of 2013 and beyond.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 17:35:00 +0000 Jeanie Croope 40307 at http://wkar.org PBS Announces New Programming During Summer Press Tour Helping Children through Grief and Loss http://wkar.org/post/helping-children-through-grief-and-loss <p>During times of grief and loss it is hard to understand what feelings and thoughts children may experience.&nbsp; If the loss is significant it may be hard for adults to focus specifically on children because they are trying to cope with their own emotions.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 20:35:59 +0000 Kendra Moyses 39880 at http://wkar.org Helping Children through Grief and Loss Susi's Station Notes: We Asked, You Answered! http://wkar.org/post/susis-station-notes-we-asked-you-answered <p>Our recent survey to members asking them for feedback on the <strong>Red Green Show </strong>and <strong>Lawrence Welk </strong>brought a terrific response. Whether you like these shows or not, you all had a lot to say! Fri, 19 Jul 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Susi Elkins 39357 at http://wkar.org Susi's Station Notes: We Asked, You Answered! Matching and Sorting! http://wkar.org/post/matching-and-sorting-0 <p>Adults “match and sort” every time we do laundry. Children start learning this process during infancy, when they begin to notice which sounds they make bring an adult running to them (sounds that aren’t so effective).</p><p></p><p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 17:51:19 +0000 Angela Harris 37924 at http://wkar.org Matching and Sorting!