Archive for May 9th, 2009

Virginia P. ”Ginny” DiStefano Phipps of Landenberg

Virginia P. ”Ginny” DiStefano Phipps, 78, of Landenberg died unexpectedly Friday May 8 at the Christiana Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Robert E. Phipps Sr. who died in 2003 and with whom she shared 54 years of marriage. Born in Downingtown, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Josephine DiStefano. Virginia worked in the Polymer ...

 
 

Mind Matters — Good Deeds May Be Better Than We Think

In a chilling rain, I decide, “Eh, I won’t get out of my car to get that nice hot tea. I’ll use the drive-in window.” Dutifully, I follow the arrows on the asphalt. Suddenly, a car speeds up from another entrance and cuts in front of me. I beep my horn—no, I don’t lean on the horn—just beep enough to communicate to the rude driver, “Hey, what are you doing?” I fume a ...