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Since 1933, the governors of Delaware have proclaimed December 7 as Delaware Day in honor of that day in 1787, when Delaware became the first state to ratify the Federal Constitution, thus making Delaware the first state in the New Nation. Thanks to the efforts of a wise Delaware educator and leg...
December is here with celebrations and good news for you!!All interested preservationists are invited to another in the bi-monthly Conversations About Historic Preservation, happening Friday, December 2, 2016 from 1-3 p.m. at the Port Penn Interpretive Center. Jake Miller and David Orr, Present...
The weather was nice the day after Thanksgiving, so I decided to take a walk at Bellevue State Park, just 5 minutes from my home in Wilmington, Delaware.It was calm and quiet, not many people on the walking track. In warmer weather, there would have been more visitors than the few I saw playing F...
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An hour and a half to Rehoboth Beach, 25 minutes to downtown Wilmington, 5 minutes from the new Bear Library and Governor's Square shopping center with over 40 stores and restaurants, the over 200-year-old estate once called "Rolling Prairie" has stepped into the new millennium with ease. Not onl...
I say a big "thank you" to mother nature for finally bringing those fall clothes out of the closet. A walk the other day at Winterthur Museum and Gardens in Delaware brought out some of her finest colors. And we have not even had freezing temperatures yet--more like the 60's every day!This made a...
Sometimes called "Orange Milkweed," the Asclepias Tuberosa outside my back door was planted to attract butterflies. However, at this time of year, it does a better job of serving as a hangout place for milkweed beetles or opening up its pods and letting the white silky fuzz fly free. However, th...
November is here and I am going to sit back and wait for the trees (note the plural) to start changing colors in Delaware. Then I have to rush to plan the Christmas events headed my way! The Union Park Gardens Neighborhood Assn. in Wilmington are taking part in Art on the Town Friday, November 4...
Needing to get out and walk the other day, I decided to take advantage of a lovely warm October day midweek, when I knew there would not be many visitors at Winterthur Museum and Gardens. Very few trees had yet felt the urge to show fall colors, but the seasonal changes were subtle, but present. ...
Saturday was a fun time to wander over to Brandywine Blvd. in Bellefonte, Delaware and check out Blocktoberfest. The antiques, collectibles, what- nots, art, and artful clothing and jewelry were on display at shops such at Bellefonte Vintage, Bellefonte Arts and Eclectica. Something new to me, K...