Category Archives: musings

Random thoughts and blog posts from Kathy Sperl-Bell.

Delaware, are you prepared for a hurricane?

If we have learned anything this year, it is that you never know what tomorrow will bring. We had been warned that 2017 would be an active hurricane year and so far the predictions are all too accurate. Has there been another time that two major hurricanes made landfall in the US during the same […]





DE-feet Breast Cancer 5K Run-Walk

Breast Cancer has touched all of our lives in some way. Come out and support the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition on Sunday May 21 at the DE-feet Breast Cancer 5K Run-Walk in Rehoboth Beach. Lace up your sneakers, this Run-Walk is a fun and spirited event to benefit DBCC. If you don’t feel like running […]


Local Business Tuesday: Twila Farrell

I am taking a page from American Express’s Small Business Saturday promotion and starting what I call, Local Business Tuesday. As a small business owner myself, I make it a practice to support other local businesses and that is made easy by all the great small businesses here in Delaware. That is one reason we […]


Who is an Active Adult?

Is a Baby Boomer synonymous with an Active Adult? Good question! Someone joked with me the other day calling Active Adults Realty, “that brokerage that only works with old people.” Really? Active Adults Realty is a brokerage by and for Baby Boomers who are now in the prime of their lives, not Senior Citizens – […]


The Stapletons: Our Featured Boomers

Our Featured Boomers are Tom and Jackie Stapleton of Bridgeville. Tom and Jackie Stapleton hit the ground running after relocating to Southern Delaware from Northeastern Pennsylvania. Tom, a professor who retired from teaching after 35 years in the public schools and local universities, and Jackie, who spent 30 years in social services, made the First […]



Everyone loves pets UNLESS

If you can smell it, you won’t sell it. Everyone loves pets unless they are house hunting. If they open the door and the scent of pets is all they smell, you just lost a sale. Isn’t it funny? More and more of our buyers have dogs or cats and yet, they do not want […]