This Memorial Day many veterans will take a moment to remember their fallen comrades as they break bread with family and friends. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes it is a time to remember all those we have lost in our lives.
Driving along the back roads of Delmarva, one often notices local residents will give their home names, sometimes for geography or sometimes as a personal touch. Delmarva Public Radio's George Merrill reflects on such signs.
Amidst the noise of the modern world be it cable television, social media or just commercialism, it can be hard to find a moment for silent contemplation. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill found it on a simple seashore.
The Christmas season finds shoppers packing the stores and scooping up the latest gadgets and novelties in the holiday spirit. Delmarva Public Radio essayist George Merrill marked the season with a Christmas parable about a more intangible meaning of the holiday.
It is that time of year when families and loved ones sit down for that feast we call Thanksgiving. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill contemplates the meaning of this tradition in a time of abundance.
With the Memorial Day Weekend approaching, many will celebrate with family outings while others will pay tribute to those who have worn the uniform. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill reflects on the monuments we build to the wars that have taken so many.
The bombing of the Boston Marathon shook the nation even with its quick conclusion as two suspects were apprehended within five days of the explosions. Now, the nation begins the process of healing. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill reflects on where to look for comfort in these troubled times.