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Victrola Museum in Delaware

We stepped through the red double doors and into the sounds of Enrico Caruso.  The tightly packed Johnson Victrola Museum in Dover, Delaware, commemorates the mechanical and business genius of Eldridge Reeves Johnson, founder of the Victor Talking Machine Company, manufacturer of the Victrola.  It’s a visit to an earlier time, both simple and exciting, when… Read More Victrola Museum in Delaware

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Early Autumn in Delaware

Autumn travel always feels like getting away with something.  When you’re a kid, fall is the worst time of year, because you have to go back to school, spending your days in soulless classrooms and your evenings doing boring homework.  When you’re an adult, it’s the best, because the weather and scenery are at their… Read More Early Autumn in Delaware

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Beach Break at Rehoboth

The pop of the Prosecco cork meant my weekend break had begun.  With the restoration of my Virginia apartment finally finished, I was ready for an escape before driving back to face the continuing renovation of my parents’ house in Massachusetts.  So I drove about three hours to a friend’s part-time place at Rehoboth Beach,… Read More Beach Break at Rehoboth