An estimated 50 million Americans live with day to day pain from sports injuries, back injuries, car accidents, or health conditions. We talk about medications but also the many other treatments pain doctors are using including acupuncture, yoga, massage and much more. Also discussed: the psychiatric approaches to pain and suffering, and the role spirituality can play. Mindy Todd's guests include Dr. John Beet; who specializes in pain medicine at Cape Cod Healthcare; clinical psychologist Dr.
If I asked you to guess what is the most abundant bird on Cape Cod and the Islands this time of the year, which would you choose: The chickadee? Herring gull? Crow? Black Duck? Starling? House sparrow?
A lot happens in Lisa Raffael's cake shop. You might see a couple nervously deciding between red velvet and oreo cookie cream wedding cake; Or Lisa, working late into the night on a complex design of Fenway Park crafted out of sugar.
Lisa has baked for countless Cape Cod weddings. Anna Stitt went to visit Raffael in her shop to find out just what goes on behind the scenes of those perfect plastic-looking wedding cakes and what's it like for an artist to have their work disappear almost immediately?
WCAI News Director Sean Corcoran and local journalists review the top regional news stories of the week. Sean's guests this week include Geoff Spillane, a reporter at The Cape Cod Times; Cape Cod Chronicle Editor Tim Wood; Nelson Sigelman, editor of the Martha's Vineyard Times; Sally Rose, editor of the Provincetown Banner; and New Bedford Standard-Times Editorial Page Editor Jim DeArruda.
Mindy Todd sits down with Chandler Travis to talk about his new album "Bocce & Bourbon: The Comfortable Songs of Chandler Travis & David Greenberger", coming in March. It's a compilation of 19 examples of Chandler's best work with Greenberger, his favorite lyricist. The lyrics share compassion, warmth, and inventive imagery, echoed in music that is gently but firmly idiosyncratic.
Around this time for the past several years, Elspeth Hay has talked with a local farmer or gardener about what seed varieties they're ordering for the upcoming growing season. This week on the Local Food Report, she talks with an Orleans gardener who grew up in Sweden about her favorite varieties for root vegetables.
On The Point, a discussion of great classics in literature. Mindy Todd hosts Jill Erickson, Reference Librarian at Falmouth Public Library and Janet Gardner, Cape Cod Writers Workshop Business Manager and former English Professor and Director of the Honors program at UMass Dartmouth.