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DeMarcus Shelborne
DeMarcus Shelborne, known to his friends as Danny, is a tattoo artist, painter, and muralist who is very busy bringing art to Milford, Delaware.

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Milford Neck Wildlife Area & Preserve
Delmarva is truly blessed with exceptional wildlife watching opportunities, thanks in large part to our famous National Wildlife Refuges.

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Milford’s Shipbuilding Past
During the age of wooden sailing vessels many of Delmarva's deeper creeks and rivers once had shipbuilding operations.

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Evergreen Traditions
Now that Thanksgiving is over those of us who celebrate Christmas and who have not already done so are starting to think about decorating the house.

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C. Keith Whitelock
Keith Whitelock may be the quintessential traditional Eastern Shore artist. His subjects include the boats, marshes, and hunting decoys which represent the life of Delmarva's watermen.

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Colonial Holiday Meals
Marilyn Buerkle visited Pemberton Hall, an 18th century home in Wicomico County, to learn more about colonial festivities on Delmarva.

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Getting Ready For The Holidays - Delmarva Style
Did you know that some of the most common words used to describe the holidays are hectic, busy, and stressful? Keyanna Bowen will help us get ready for the holidays with Delmarva Style.

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Delmarva’s Wild Turkeys
Today, these large, spectacular birds are a fairly common sight, and easy to recognize as they strut along the forested edges of Delmarva's open fields.

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Wildlife In Season

In the bare branches this month you can see cardinals, woodpeckers, flickers, and yellow bellied sap suckers. Along the water look for loons, grebes, and king fishers. The many different types of waterfowl are starting to arrive including hooded and common merganser, widgeon, teal, scaup and black ducks.


Delmarva's Night Sky

December 11 - New Moon
December 13-14 - Geminids Meteor Shower
December 21-22 - Ursids Meteor Shower
December 21 - Winter Solstice
December 25 - Full Moon

Names for the December full moon include:
Cold Moon, Oak Moon, Wolf Moon or Long Night's Moon

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Holidays This Month

December 1 - AIDS Awareness Day
December 6-14 - Hanukkah
December 10 - Human Rights Day
December 7 - Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
December 22 - Winter Solstice
December 25 - Christmas Day (Christian)
December 31 - New Year's Eve

Birthstone: Turquoise
Flower: Narcissus

Astrological Signs - Sagittarius: November 22 - December 21, Capricorn: December 22 - January 19

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