October 2002 Table of Contents



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Select Intellect

Members of Delaware Mensa, a high-IQ society, prove that not all smart people fit in one mold. 
by Megan M.F. Everhart

Communing With The Arts

The Rehoboth Art League is more than a monument to the past. by Patricia Lake

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Puttin’ On The Glitz

Glamorous ideas for holiday fashion. 
by Shannon Canton

beauty guide

Color Me Bold

Today’s hair-color clients have ditched frosting
and solid-color highlights for brighter,
multi-colored hues.  by Patricia Lake

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Ah, Spa 

Toxin-sapping body wraps and other first-rate
spa treatments  pamper and refresh the body. 
by Sally Rinard

Eye Openers

Smoky eyes and tweezed brows are in. 
by Sally Rinard

Micro-managing Your Nails 

A trendy treatment caresses hands and feet. 
by Sally Rinard

home & garden

Small Scale

Maximize space in a tiny home. 
by Eileen Smith Dallabrida

Our New Kitchen is Beautiful — And We’re Still Married

Surviving a major remodeling. 
by Eileen Smith Dallabrida

Tropical Fever

Orchids as “shabby chic” houseplants. 
by Eileen Smith Dallabrida

Longwood Gardens and Winterthur inspire. 
by Susanne Sullivan

party planning

A Perfect Setting

With guidance, professional planners at restaurants and banquet halls can organize a perfect party and save time.  by Pam George

Sipping With Sophistication 

Join the lucky few who can decipher a wine label.  by Pam George

Harvesting Décor

Autumn’s bounty can dress a holiday table. 
by Anna Christopher


Sushi, wine-serving suggestions and more. 
by Shannon Canton


in every issue


Inside Story 

This issue offers tips from the world of hair color, beauty and fashion. by Marsha Mah


Your Turn

What’s Up

Inspecting car seats, a chance to make
sweets, a raccoon’s nest, a yearbook test and more. edited by Shannon Canton

Cool Stuff

Chairs can be both functional and stylish. compiled by Lindsay Phillippe

Hot Tickets

Haunted hayrides, glass-blowing and more.  compiled by Megan M.F. Everhart

Party Hopping

Discover the Cure Gala, the “Best of Delaware Party” and the inimitable Gabby.  
edited by Shannon Canton

Living Arts

Wilmington’s Playhouse Theatre celebrates 90 years of continuous operation, but it still struggles to pull in younger audiences. 
by Shaun Gallagher

In The Know

Recent state programs help limited English-proficiency students meet state standards, but more resources are needed. 
by Sheri Rehwoldt

In Person

Despite recent periods of turbulence, restaurateur David Dietz has a renewed drive for success, inspired by his daughter. 
by Shannon Canton


Two local women, best friends for more than 40 years, combined their creative talents to establish a mural-painting business. 
by Patricia Lake

Women’s Health: Breast Cancer

One woman’s early detection of breast cancer inspired her sister to do self-exams. Both discovered cancer early and survived. 
by Jennifer Marie Miller


The simple, understated details at Redfin Seafood Grill & Fish Market in Bethany were the most pleasing.  by Pam George 

Final Word

A guilt-ridden violation of hairdresser monogamy.  by Pam George

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Top Family Doctors Delaware’s top philanthropic docs, office-hour innovators,
top-notch doctor/patient relationships and more.

Teen Dating Violence Parents are drastically unaware of how prevalent physical and sexual assaults have become among teenagers.

Bioscience Takes Off Two Delaware companies set the bioscience trend.



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