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Outside My Window

Outside My Window: a Bird Watcher's View of the World

with Kate St. John
WQED's computer guru Kate St. John is also an avid birder . . . and blogger!

Heads Up! - (posted: 03/02/2015)
Mountains in Alaska No my icy sidewalk. Yesterday more than three inches of wet snow fell across Pittsburgh. Sometimes it changed to rain. Overnight it froze. Expecting dangerous footing I put on my ice cleats and went out to see.... more

Poised To Drop - (posted: 03/01/2015)
In two months of freezing weather the wingstem's papery seed pods have worn away. The seeds are exposed and the heads are bowed poised to drop. I know they've changed because the pods stood straight up on January 1. The seeds are rea... more

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Rick Sebak's blog

Rick Sebak's Blog

WQED TV producer and PITTSBURGH Magazine back-page writer writes about his current work and assorted other things


Whew! BREAKFAST SPECIAL 2: REVENGE OF THE OMELETS is at PBS! - (posted: 11/05/2012)
It's November 5 2012. It's our deadline for delivery of the tape of our new program BREAKFAST SPECIAL 2 REVENGE OF THE OMELETS and I think we've made it. I spent most of the morning on the phone with two good natured and patient folks at... more

Looking for the Vale of Cashmere! - (posted: 01/15/2012)
My friend and sometimes editor Matt Conrad sent me an email today and said some folks on reddit.com were posting questions about how to find the ruins of the Vale of Cashmere that we showed in our recent IT'S PITTSBURGH program called NORTH PARK VS.... more

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Chris Chat: a blog about food and family with Chris Fennimore

Chris Chat: a blog about food and family
with Chris Fennimore


SCOTCH EGGS - (posted: 03/18/2013)
So Rick Sebak and I made these on the OVER EASY show last week and everyone wants the recipe. Well technically we showed the recipe to entice people to become members of the station and to get the DVD's and the cookbook. But since the recipe i... more

BIG NIGHT SEATS STILL AVAILABLE - (posted: 04/02/2012)
We're getting ready to cut the Timpano We has such a great response to the Big Night Dinner at D'Imperio's on Monday May 7 that we decided to add another night. There are still some seats available for the dinner on Monday April 30. It will... more

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WQED-FM PSO Tour Blog

WQED-FM
PSO Tour Blog

with Jim Cunningham

Beethovenfest Finale Pittsburgh Symphony in Bonn - (posted: 09/14/2013)
I am hearing very faintly a french horn practicing in a nearby room for tonight's final concert of the Pittsburgh Symphony's 2013 European Festivals Tour. Yesterday began with a tour of the Beethovenhaus with Pittsburgh Post Gazette Music Critic... more

Pittsburgh Symphony at Bonn's Beethoven Festival - (posted: 09/13/2013)
There are 12 museums or memorial sites to Ludwig van Beethoven in five countries. He slept more places than Queen Elizabeth and he moved more often than anyone can imagine terrorizing his housekeepers at every stop. Polite guests always the Pitt... more

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