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Greenville & Hockessin Life Winter 2016 edition

Dec 06, 2016 08:33AM ● Published by J. Chambless

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In this issue, we profile Dr. Judith Provencal, who teaches astronomy at the University of Delaware and also serves as the resident astronomer at Mount Cuba Observatory. With local artist Sarah Yeoman, we discuss how she has been inspired by art, music, and love during her creative life. Yeoman is an internationally recognized watercolorist who is appreciated for her imagination and unusual perspective. 
We talk to Irene Wood who, at the age of 93, still loves designing windows at the Wilmington Country Store. We introduce readers to Jill Hannagan, the owner and instructor at Hockessin Music School, who wants to instill a lifelong love of music in her young students.
We talk to Nancy Sakaduski and Marcella Harte, a writer and an illustrator who met each other three years ago at the Hockessin Art and Book Fair. They eventually decided that their skills would blend well together on a children's book. The fruit of their two-year collaboration, “The Mermaid in Rehoboth Bay,” was published this year.
For up-to-the-minute thrills, we take you to the world of Axxion Escape Rooms, which has tapped a variety of fictional worlds to create themed rooms. The subject of the Q&A in this issue is Tom Houser. He and his fiancee, Erin Wallace, opened the intimate Copperhead Saloon in Powder Mill Square earlier this year. In her photo essay, photographer Jie Deng provides a glimpse of Granogue, the sprawling and spectacular du Pont estate.
We hope that you enjoy this latest collection of stories about the Greenville and Hockessin communities!
Beau Bidens forever run - Nov 29 2016 1045AM

Beau Biden's forever run

Greenville & Hockessin Fitness and Adventure Read More » 

 

Irene Wood 93 has designed the windows for the Wilmington Country Store for about 30 years Photo by Jie Deng

A window on the world

At 93, Irene Wood still loves designing windows at the Wilmington Country Store Read More » 

 

Artist Sarah Yeoman I always knew I was going to do something creative I just wasnt sure what it was going to be

A Creative Life

Local artist Sarah Yeoman is inspired by art, music and love Read More » 

 

Tom Houser of The Copperhead Saloon Photo by Richard L Gaw

Q&A: Tom Houser, The Copperhead Saloon

The Copperhead Saloon is intended to bring back the look and feel of a traditional speakeasy. Read More » 

 

Instructor Jill Hannagan has a student repeat a rhythm during one of her classes

Building a musical foundation

Jill Hannagan shares the magic of music while having a whole lot of fun Read More » 

 

Photo courtesy of University of Delaware Dr Judith Provencal is the resident astronomer at Mt Cuba Observatory and coordinates the Whole Earth Telescope

Keeping an eye on the night sky

Dr. Judith Provencal is keeping telescopes around the globe focused on one star at a time Read More » 

 

Bill Wright seated at the wardens desk in the Shawshank Room in the Wilmington Del escape room Wright owns the business with his wife and business partner Vanessa Espinal

Escape rooms blend mystery, adventure, and excitement

Escape rooms have been exploding in popularity all around the world. Axxiom Escape Rooms brings the excitement to Delaware with three different locations Read More » 

 

Marcella Harte and Nancy Sakaduski read their book to children during an event at the Hockessin Book Shelf

Delaware illustrator and writer combine their talents on new children's book

'The Mermaid in Rehoboth Bay' was published by Delaware-based Cat & Mouse Press in August Read More » 

 

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