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10:09 am
Wed June 16, 2004

The Creek

A creek whose residents have an important story to tell.

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

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11:40 am
Tue June 15, 2004

Tim Berners-Lee

A well deserved honor.

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

Tim Berners-Lee has been called a genius by a lot of people. Today, in Helsinki, he'll receive the first Millennium Technology Prize, given by the Finnish Technology Award Foundation.

In this Postcard from the Digital Age we're going to talk about Tim Berners-Lee, possible genius and one of the good guys.

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1:04 pm
Mon June 14, 2004

The Birth of Venus

This week Nicki shares a little fairy tale.

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

There once was a country that was known far and wide for its wealth and its prosperity. It was a place equally famous for its artistic accomplishments and its scientific discoveries. It?s influence was felt far beyond its borders and when powerful men of the country spoke, other nations listened. Everyone who lived there were proud to be citizens of such a fine and mighty place.

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9:32 am
Mon June 14, 2004

Honeysuckle and Dad

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Rememberances of dad floating on the summer breeze.

Wilmington NC – [Click the Listen button to hear Shelley's commentary.]

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12:42 pm
Thu June 10, 2004

Louis Kahn

Our architect celebrates the life and work of Louis Kahn, the subject of the film "My Architect."

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

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11:54 am
Thu June 10, 2004

The Chinese Word for Friend

To attract good fortune, spend a new penny on an old friend and share an old pleasure with a new friend.

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

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1:33 pm
Wed June 9, 2004

Bouquet for Zoe

A floral tribute to an absent friend...

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

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10:47 am
Wed June 9, 2004

Ecology as Economics

Understanding the importance of biological diversity.

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

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4:10 pm
Tue June 8, 2004

Present and Engaged

How to stay in tune with the moment without becoming distraught.

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

Mindfulness is a buzzword of the new millennium. Mindfulness, as I understand it, means focusing our attention on the present moment, which in turn expands our awareness of ourselves, our world?everything. This mindfulness connects us to the living universe to which we all belong.

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12:24 pm
Tue June 8, 2004

No Fault

30 years after the creation of No-Fault divorce, Dennis considers it as a matter of economics.

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

I have long been struck by the statistic that, in the United States, about 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce. To my economist?s eye, this seems inefficient. Aren?t we wasting scarce resources by starting new families only to have their lives cut short? Then, often starting over with new marriages, new divorces, ad infinitum.

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