Commentaries

Thursday Commentary
12:25 pm
Thu December 15, 2011

Panic in the Department Store

orijinal Flickr Commons

Five-year-old Philip Gerard had little to look forward to on his annual back-to-school trip to the mall.

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Tuesday Commentary
3:08 pm
Tue December 13, 2011

Leaving Nigel

hkase Flickr Commons

Leaving work one evening in Washington D.C., Shane Fernando thought the most he had to look forward to was a warm meal and a comfortable chair.

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Tuesday Commentary
12:00 am
Tue December 6, 2011

The Kiss of Mistletoe

Fool-on-the-Hill Flickr

Mistletoe has been  a staple of the Christmas season for as long as we all can remember.

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Thursday Commentary
12:00 am
Thu December 1, 2011

Interstate Homecoming

dougtone Flickr Commons

Road trips always seem to be filled with unexpected mishaps. 

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Wednesday Commentary
12:00 am
Wed November 30, 2011

Surviving the Teens... Again

Working amidst powder pink and egg shell blue bundles at a children's clothing store years ago, Annie Gray Johnston imagined that motherhood would be sweet and rewarding.

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Tuesday Commentary
1:00 am
Tue November 29, 2011

Old Wilmington by Candlelight Tour

magnuscanis Flickr Commons

For Shane Fernando, the magic of Christmas does not stop at egg nog, logs crackling in the fireplace, and gifts under the tree.

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Thursday Commentary
12:00 am
Thu November 24, 2011

Mother Load

Racing Mix Flickr Commons

Nan Graham is no stranger to old-fashioned, home-spun wisdom.

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Tuesday Commentary
3:16 pm
Tue November 22, 2011

It's the Time of Thanksgiving

Life Is Good Flickr Commons

For the typical American, Thanksgiving conjures up images of pilgrims, Indians, and Turkeys browning in the oven.

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Thursday Commentary
3:44 pm
Thu November 17, 2011

Euphemisms Are Us

Christopher Dale Flickr

Though known for her molasses-thick southern accent, Nan Graham is not always a sweet-talker.

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Thursday Commentary
3:33 pm
Thu November 17, 2011

Strike Vote

Kr. B. Flickr

As the deciding vote in a teacher's strike, Philip Gerard must choose with whom he sides--

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