Shades of Grey: Pet Peeve

October 23, 2015

Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is about the choices people make, […]

Chuckle of the Issue: Bookish

October 9, 2015

A little boy opened the big, old family Bible with fascination, and looked at the old pages as he turned them. Suddenly, something fell out of the Bible, and he picked it up and looked […]

The Strange-ness: Drilling Rocks on Mars

October 9, 2015

Released by DC Agle and Guy Webster, Jet Propulsion Laboratory On Tuesday, Sept. 29, NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover drilled its eighth hole on Mars, and its fifth since reaching Mount Sharp one year ago. The […]

Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: The Joy of Having a Pet

October 9, 2015

Contributed by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA There is joy to be had in maintaining a pet. Whether it is a dog, a guinea pig, or even a super intelligent, pot-bellied, dwarf, Vietnamese pig — which competes […]

Chuckle of the Issue: Dog

September 25, 2015

A man went to visit a friend and was amazed to find him playing chess with his dog. He watched the game in astonishment for a while. “I can believe this!” he exclaimed. “That’s the […]

Shades of Grey: Groceries

September 25, 2015

Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is about the choices people make, […]

Chuckle of the Issue: Golf

September 11, 2015

A cleric found himself wondering whether there were any golf courses in Heaven. He even began to ask the question in his prayers. One day, in answer to his prayers, he received a direct answer […]

Shades of Grey: Office

September 11, 2015

Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is about the choices people make, […]

Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: Of Loss, Grief and Mourning

September 11, 2015

Contributed by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA We humans, in addition to a selfish, individual part we all have, should not forget we are also mainly social beings: We form friendships, partnerships and groups to belong […]

Why Are So Many Antelopes Dying?

September 11, 2015

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, reprinted from Fusion.net with permission Over the past few months, saiga antelopes have been dying out by the tens of thousands in Kazakhstan. Since May, about 120,000 have died, and that number […]

Chuckle of the Issue: Language!

August 28, 2015

“In English,” the Professor said to the class, “a double negative forms a positive. In some languages, like Russian, a double negative is still a negative. However, there is no language wherein a double positive […]

Shades of Grey: Treatment

August 28, 2015

Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is about the choices people make, […]

Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: On to Alaska

August 14, 2015

Traveling on a Floating Global Village Contributed by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA Our country is enormous and beautiful. Each corner of it has its own magic. Igor, my grandson, together with my daughter Nicole and […]

Chuckle of the Issue: Doctor

August 14, 2015

A man walks into a doctor’s office. He has a banana stuck in one of his ears, a cucumber in the other ear, and a grape stuck up one nostril. The man says, “Doctor, this […]

Shades of Grey: Growing Up

August 14, 2015

Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is about the choices people make, […]

The Zebulon Cougar

August 1, 2015

Originally published in The Grey Area newspaper (printed) August 1, 2011. ___________________________________________________________ By Frank and Kay Whatley In the July 1, 2011, issue of The Grey Area, we reported cougar sightings within Eastern North Carolina over […]

Chuckle of the Issue: Too Hot!

July 31, 2015

It was a stiflingly hot spell one July in Eastern NC. It was tough just stepping outside for the mail! On a little highway, a sign went up on the side of the road one Friday morning. The […]

Shades of Grey: Finders Keepers?

July 31, 2015

Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is about the choices people make, […]

The Strange-Ness: NC July UFO Reports

July 31, 2015

From the beginning of July 2015 through this printing (July 28), 16 UFO signing reports were filed with the Mutual UFO Network, MUFON, which collects data on worldwide sightings of UFOs. Of the 16 sightings […]

Another Florida Doctor Murdered

July 31, 2015

Brings Total to 8 Dead and 5 Missing in Just the Last Month By Jay Syrmopoulos, reprinted with author’s permission. Originally published on thefreethoughtproject.com. Last week I reported on a number of doctors, many from […]

Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: “Oomph?”

July 31, 2015

Contributed by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA What in the world is “oomph?”! Simply, it is that faculty in humans partially wired in our nature — which later is promoted, and augmented by early experiences — that […]

The Strange-Ness: Eastern Hercules Beetle

July 19, 2015

By Kay Whatley, Editor A few weeks ago, my youngest and I came across a strange sight: a beetle on the school sidewalk which measured more than two inches long. It looked more like an […]

Shades of Grey:

July 17, 2015

Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is about the choices people make, and the thought process […]

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