August 10, 2007 Some people look back on childhood summer vacations as the best times of their lives, full of memories and magic. Commentator Laura Lorson remembers her childhood vacations as more of an ordeal, but still full of educational merit and family togetherness.
June 7, 2007 Laura Lorson spent a lot of her childhood being babysat by her grandmother and great aunt — who loved to bicker and curse at each other all the time. Lorson recalls the time her mother walked in on the women during one of their more intense moments.
May 3, 2007 The Kentucky Derby, often referred to as "the fastest two minutes in sports," is more than just a sporting event to the citizens of Louisville. It's a whole series of events, integrating horseracing tradition and civic pride. For one native Louisvillian, the pageantry and ceremony associated with the Derby can bring on homesickness.
February 10, 2006 The large winter storm moving through much of the eastern half of the country will certainly cause havoc on roadways and in grocery stores. Commentator Laura Lorson remembers how her Southern family would mobilize to get ready for even the smallest amount of snow when she was a child.
December 6, 2005 Books and records evoke strong reactions in people and can — even years down the road — create a real feeling of the times, of certain places and of friendships. The gift of those memories matter most to commentator Laura Lorson.