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May 22, 2013
Thank Goodness 2012... commentary from Joan Carris Beaufort, NC (2012-11-20) A tradition around some Thanksgiving tables is for everyone seated to share one thing they are thankful for this year. Since commentator Joan Carris can't make your Thanksgiving Day feast this year, she'd like to share with you now all the things she's appreciative of.
Sleep, a major topic... commentary from Joan Carris Beaufort, NC (2012-08-16) When we talk about our day's activities, we never mention sleeping not surprising as nothing much seems to be accomplished as we rest. But then, it's what we spend a third of our day doing, and how we sleep can affect how we do everything else. That's why sleep is a major topic in the mind of commentator Joan Carris.
New Year's Resolutions 2012... commentary from Joan Carris Beaufort, NC (2012-01-20) We're a few weeks into January and most New Year's resolutions have been blown to smithereens. Commentator Joan Carris has been there and this year resolves to not ask so much of herself.
PLASTICS: HOW ARE THEY HARMFUL NEW BERN, NC (2011-11-18) A new bill could alter the landscape of chemical regulation in the United States by empowering researchers to take swift action against the most potentially harmful chemicals in use today. LC Morris has more
Bicycling in Italy... commentary from Joan Carris Beaufort, NC (2011-09-14) The Labor Day weekend has come and gone, and with it the end of what is traditionally thought of as the summer vacation travel period. Commentator Joan Carris is among those who partook in summer travel and she's got the scars to prove it.
Remembering 9/11... commentary from Chuck Twardy Ayden, NC (2011-09-09) Commemorations recognizing the tenth anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks will take place across the country on Sunday. In the intervening year that event has been memorialized in many locations, joining memorials to recognize other tragic moments in our nation's history. Commentator Chuck Twardy looks at those memorials and wonders what truly recognizing the events of 9-11 should comprise.
Depression Skills... commentary from Joan Carris Beaufort, NC (2011-08-23) We are NOT in a recession at least that's what everyone in authority tells us, though it sure feels like it at times. Whether we are or are not in a recession, commentator Joan Carris has some thoughts lifted from those who went through the real thing.
Love Lifts: Commentary from Merle Swicegood New Bern, NC (2011-08-10) Inspiration and insight often comes at the most unexpected times. New Bern commentator Merle Swicegood recalls now a moment of clarity at the coast.
Driving My Life Away... commentary from Chuck Twardy Ayden, NC (2011-08-12) Commentator Chuck Twardy recently celebrated a significant anniversary and if his wife is currently listening and afraid she's the one who this year forgot their wedding anniversary, you're off the hook. It wasn't THAT anniversary but one both the wed and un-wed will at some point enjoy.