George Merrill

Essay: In From the Cold

Jan 12, 2018
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Winter has brought a cold chill to the region with many bundling up for the winter. As Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill gazed out on the cold landscape from the warmth of his home, he notes the material advantages that we take for granted.

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There is the hustle and bustle of modern life, when others may seem incidental to the tasks laid out before use in a our daily lives. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes we should slow down a bit and pay more attention to caring for others.

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We depend upon our ability to see almost to the exclusion of the rest of our senses. But, what happens if you become sightless? And, Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill ponders what wisdom might flow from it.

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As we head into the final weeks of the presidential campaign, peace is not a word ordinarily heard in the jousting that is American politics. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill believes, that perhaps, we should spend more time with it.

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In the summer of 1845, David Thoreau took time to contemplate life on Waldon Pond and described -- what has now become known as -- the battle of the ants. For Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill his life lesson drawn from observing these tiny creatures took place in his very own kitchen.

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Often we get caught up in the day to day events not contemplating the motion around us. Delmarva Public Radio's George Merrill suggests that it is time to appreciate the stillness of life.

Essay: 911 Reflections

Sep 14, 2015
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With the 14th anniversary of the 911 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon have been compared to the dramatic impact on the nation of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill reflects on its meaning. 

Essay: Free Air?

Mar 13, 2015
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The air is free. Or is it? Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes that the free market system always seems to find a way.

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Even the smallest of creatures can become our companions. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes he found such company while driving the highways of the Eastern Shore.

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With the New Year bringing a host of resolutions, Delmarva Public Essasyist George Merrill says we should pay particular attention to the mind-body connection.

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