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Before the pace of a new year picks up, Paul suggests a bit of light reading to help you "hold it in the road."

Wilmington NC – [Click the LISTEN button to hear Paul's commentary.]

Let me wish you a Happy New Year through the speaker on your radio today and to offer you another voice... and the best New Year's resolution you might ever make. And its one that anyone can accomplish. It's good for you. Easy. Wonderful.

The "old runaround" doesn't stop for the Holidays, even when you're trying to do the right thing.

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button to hear Ede's commentary.

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A few things to watch out for in the new year.

Wilmington NC – [Click the LISTEN button to hear Wally's commentary.]


Well it's New Year's time again and so the job of the commentator is to make either predictions or resolutions. I'll take predictions for three.

Hi, I'm Wally Bock and in this Postcard from the Digital Age, we're going to chat about things you should watch for in the year 2004.

Poor Sylvia can't seem to have a romantic New Years Eve. Not even in a place called Paradise.

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button to hear Lauren's commentary.

Although the year has not quite ended, Nicki has already read one of the best novels of 2004.

Wilmington NC – [Click the LISTEN button to hear Nicki's commentary.]

Nature's idea of gift wrapping.

WIlmington NC – Click the LISTEN button to hear Barbara's commentary.

A Christmas wish for peace and goodwill towards all life.

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button to hear Andy's commentary.

Finding the magic of Christmas may be as simple as standing still.

Wilmington NC – [Click the LISTEN button to hear Catherine's commentary.]

What do yoga and yuletide have in common?

Yuletide is simply a word to describe the Christmas season. A season so run amuck in recent years with commercialism--a complaint that has been made by the way for centuries-that the meaning of the season gets trampled beneath the feet of charging shoppers. I know, I might as well just say bah humbug.

With protectionism gaining political momentum, Dennis considers the impact of such policy on economic recovery.

Wilmington NC – [Click the LISTEN button to hear Dennis' commentary.]

Sometimes the unexpected moments are the most meaningful.

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button to hear John's commentary.

Speaking of Christmas music,Steven shares a few notes from the field, or in this case, the pasture.

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button to hear Steven's commentary.

Gary explains a few reasons he's proud to call Burgaw home.

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button to hear Gary's commentary.

For Paul, the Holiday season is a chance to reflect on the pathway from the past to the present.

Wilmington NC – [Click the LISTEN button to hear Paul's commentary.]

Christmas -- that exquisitely bittersweet time of the year. And, amidst all the hubbub and happiness, I'll wager that many of you, in the quietness of a morning walk or a lonesome car ride, are visited by ghosts of Christmas past. I know I am.

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Christmas cards arriving in the mail have Ede thinking about Ghosts of Christmas Past.

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button to hear Ede's commentary.

This pioneer of aviation needed a few helping hands to get back in the air.

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button to hear Andy's commentary.

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Others besides the Wright Brothers claimed to be the first in flight.

Wilmington NC – [Click the LISTEN button to hear Wally's commentary.]

Book reviewer Nicki Leone has been making her list and checking it twice.

Wilmington NC – [Click the LISTEN button to hear Nicki's commentary.]

Oh, it is that time of year again?the holiday season, known in America officially as the holiday SHOPPING season, when we are all seized with a kind of collective panic to find gifts for people we barely know and rarely see.

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

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button to hear L:auren's commentary.

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

Wilmington NC – [Click the LISTEN button to hear David's commentary.]


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.

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button to hear Charles' commentary.

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

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button to hear Nan's commentary.

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

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button to hear Andy's commentary.

What a little moonlight can do...

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button to hear Barbara's commentary.

A recent observation vaulted Catherine into the future.

Wilmington NC – [CLick the LISTEN button to hear Catherine's commentary.]


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.

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button to hear Steven's commentary.

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

Wilmington NC – [Click the LISTEN button to hear Dennis' commentary.]

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.

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button to hear John's commentary.

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

Wilmington NC – [Click the LISTEN button to hear Paul's commentary.]

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

Wilmington NC – Click the LISTEN button to hear Gary's commentary.

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