With the inauguration of President-Elect Donald Trump the nation is still reeling from the sound and fury of the presidential campaign. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes that he has found solace in being.
With our self-absorbed world of high tech devices we may have lost our sense of connection with the world around us. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill writes that we could take a lesson from the tree.
As the country adjusts to the election of Donald Trump to the presidency, those who supported his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton search or answers and solace. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill pondered this quest.
We often pass each other with superficial greetings with a nod or a smile. Or just simply with hello. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill ponders whether we ever get beyond these simple gestures.
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.
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.
The landscape of social media is filled with dire predictions and denunciations. Indeed, trolls abound. Delmarva Public Radio Essayist George Merrill decided to so in search on hope in this virtual reality.