Category Archives: musings

Random thoughts and blog posts from Kathy Sperl-Bell.



July 4th Weekend in Milton Delaware

Celebrate the 4th of July In Milton! Enjoy a festive old-fashioned Independence Day celebration in Milton, Delaware. Activities will be held downtown from 11 am until 9 pm, including: Lydia B. Cannon Museum is open from 11 am – 2 pm. Admission is always free, and there will be free craft activities for children. Rising […]



Report: U.S. Home Prices on the Rise

Much to the elation of home sellers everywhere, home prices are on the rise in nearly all states, according to a recent report from the real estate researcher CoreLogic. Evidently, 48 states showed year-over-year gains in April. Meanwhile, home prices also showed month-over-month gains between March and April. As a result, home sellers from California to […]



Kenny’s Garage in Milton, DE

Have you been to Kenny’s Garage on Rt. 16, east of Rt. 5? Aside from being a great mechanic, Kenneth Hughes is a collector of 50’s memorabilia and hot rods.   The pink counter stools and lunch counter behind the car hop were rescued from a restaurant that once stood on the now-vacant lot across […]


Striper Bites, Lewes, DE

Restaurant Review by Bill Bell Striper Bites – Another popular Lewes gathering spot, Striper Bites is one of our favorite places. Even before we moved into Lewes, we always went there on a regular basis. It’s a comfortable, no pretense, neighborhood restaurant with great seafood. We often run into people we know, and occasionally meet […]


Rehoboth Beach Writing Contest announced

For Immediate Release — May 4, 2013 Cat & Mouse Press is a small publishing company based in Lewes, DE. They have announced a new contest inviting writers to submit short pieces of fiction or nonfiction that are “entertaining, interesting, humorous, or just plain fun, according to Nancy Sakaduski. The theme is “The Beach House” […]


Heritage Shores Hosts Volunteer Luncheon

As a way of thanking all those residents who volunteer to serve on committees, such as Lifestyle, Architectural, Food & Beverage etc., Providence of Brookefield Homes hosted a delicious luncheon. As our community grows, these volunteers really help all of us enjoy living at Heritage Shores. Along with the great food, residents were treated to beautiful piano […]