DPR Guest Essays

Essays as heard on Delmarva Public Radio

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We go through many doors in life, both physical and mental. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill recalls one door that made him ponder the many he has opened.

Essay: All A Twitter

Jul 21, 2017
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There was a time when a tweet was a sweet sound instead of 140 characters. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill yearns for the quiet moments of those bygone days.

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What is revealed by art? Perhaps, writes Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill, it is being in the moment.

Essay: The Divine Spark

Jun 23, 2017
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What is the truly Divine spark? Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes he believes it can be found in one's humanity.

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On the Eastern Shore we are surrounded by Sea Gulls as they swoop through the air and alight on some distant perch high above us. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes there is a magic in how these creatures take flight.

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As we look out upon the heaven we are reminded that we were all once star stuff. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes that we are connected by the light of our being.

Essay: What's in a Color

May 5, 2017
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Kermit the Frog is Green. So, what's in a color?  Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill ponders that question.

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Technology is swiftly changing our lives - both at work and at home. And sometimes, writes Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill, they have unintended  consequences.

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We take for grant the grass that grows around us. And, Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes that all it requires is a space of its own.

Essay: The Longing

Mar 24, 2017
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We immerse ourselves in the material needs of the day. But, Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill asks what about the needs of the soul -- that sense of yearning.

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