Perspectives airs on KQED Public Radio every weekday morning at 6:43am and 8:43am, and weekends at 6:37am and 8:37am.

Share your perspective. Send your submissions to or call (415) 553-2108.

Sara Alexander: Wet, Wild and Wonderful

Meg Waite Clayton: Nasty

Bora Reed: A Season to Remember

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau: Animals in Our Bones

Ann Miller: A Forever War Homecoming

Jim McClellan: The Pace of Change

Karen Trippe Mannix: Napa Valley Wine

Richard Swerdlow: Teacher Pay

Evan Ho: Hoarders and Wasters