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Family, festivities, and French farce. All part of the Holiday memories of commentator Lauren Levian.

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Dr. David has hung his stockings by the chimney with decidedly secular care.

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Christmas is different for me now than when I was growing up. Some things are the same: the tree sparkling with lights, the wreath hung with sleigh bells, the cloying sweetness of virgin eggnog. But my children have something I never had: a cr?che.

An exploration of Kwanzaa through story and song.

Wilmington NC – The Nguzo Saba or Seven Principles of Kwanzaa

I. UMOJA (UNITY) (oo-MOE-jah) - To strive for and maintain unity in the family, community, nation and race.

II. KUJICHAGULIA (SELF DETERMINATION) (koo-jee-cha-goo-LEE-ah) - To define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for ourselves.

Reflections on a moving memorial.

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The partridge in the pear tree and the calling birds will have to fend for themselves. Nan is thinking about the turkey.

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Often maligned, these arthropods pack nothing more potent than a bad smell.

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What a little moonlight can do...

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A recent observation vaulted Catherine into the future.

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Who will push my cart when I am wrinkled and unsteady, when I lean against a walker as it bumps through the vegetable section? Who will stand at the helm of a cavernous grocery cart while I talk to the broccoli?

The Wilmington Symphony's recent performances have Steven thinking about pine needles.

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The search for an alternative to foreign oil has some looking back to a 200 year old fuel.

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Insights were revealed into federal energy policy as the omnibus energy bill recently worked its way through Congress. One key feature is, substantial new federal support for fuel ethanol. The aim is to double ethanol production within eight years.

A family connection we should have suspected.

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Five films, fourteen film-makers, all cause for optimism.

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A lesson that most every college freshman must come to terms with.

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An early Christmas for the Wilds of the Carolina coast.

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Rescue at the beach!

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Tis the season to be frantic...

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Anyone who has watched a loved one succumb to Alzheimers will understand how Lauren has been feeling lately.

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The trip to Richard's parents-in-law is a holiday event in and of itself.

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What we think of as "home".

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I spent my Thanksgiving this year with a good friend and her elderly mother, two people who have become family to me in the dozen years that I have lived here. Ruth is eighty and recovering from a heart attack. She told us she had no intention of cooking, or eating a big Thanksgiving meal. All she wanted was a plateful of Jackson's BBQ and some potato salad.

A shot of Wild Turkey, Andy-style.

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Architecture Radio commentator Charles Boney unites Thanksgiving and the Architecture of the American Home.

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Nan is "toting" a satchel of Southern condiments to this year's feast.

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The turkey, the table, the 'taters...it all starts in the soil.

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The small things we do impact the world in big ways.

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The economics of obesity.

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Preparations for Thanksgiving were a bit unorthodox at the Ormond household this year.

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They say big things come in little packages. Gary tells the story of a person who proves they were right.

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The land-mark ruling from the Massachusetts courts this week has Paul considering the M-Word; marriage.

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Morality. Biology. Politics. The common good. Sometimes they align almost perfectly in our American lives. Sometimes, the lines intersect and present us with a dizzying picture. This week, that dizzying picture is what to do about gay people and their unions. Massachusetts has just judged that they have a right to them.

Ede has a knack for finding memorable people; an easy task when the contributions made by that person just keep on growing.

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Late one night, a group of Box Turtles prepare for the coming of winter.

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