DPR Guest Essays

Essays as heard on Delmarva Public Radio

Essay: Women, Men & Work

Aug 10, 2018
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Do men and woman socialize differently when it comes to working with each other? Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill ponder this question as he observed his spouse one day.

Essay: Getting Physical

Jul 27, 2018
Music Video

"Getting Physical" so the song goes. But what, asks Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill, is one to do if its that or eat less.

Don Rush

Hair. It's a human obsession. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes while it may be an object of affectation many lose it all too soon.

Essay: Finding Peace

Jun 29, 2018
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Finding peace in our busy world can be difficult. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes one way is simply to "Let Go".

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Companionship is vital to human existence. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes that when two Lady Bugs entered his life he even cherished those without a voice.

History Channel

World War II as seen from the homefront seemed exciting for many children as they mapped the progress of the allies. And, there was none more spectacular than D-Day that marked the invasion of Normandy. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill recalls the wonder of those times as a boy. Only later, he adds, did he discover the horror of war.

Daniel Borup

Often times we pass each other without notice. Our knowledge of our neighbors may be nothing more than a wave to them in the morning. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill ponders just who is our neighbor.

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Every day we are hit with bad news. Perhaps, it is the nature of the business. But Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes we should look for some good news to find not only kindness but hope.

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Where does creativity come from? How essential is it to the human experience? Delmarva Public Radio's Essayist George Merrill writes it is perhaps the essence of our existence.

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Observing some tall Sycamore trees, Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill ponders their hidden connectiveness beneath the surface.

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