Pete and JoAnn Bussa • Insight Homes • Millsboro, DE
A;er retiring a little
over a year ago from
Long Island, NY, Pete and
JoAnn Bussa are thriving in Millsboro, DE. ;e
Bussas even started “
Flamingo Fridays” in their
community of Stonewater
Creek by Insight Homes.
JoAnn had heard about Flamingo Fridays from a friend in another community, so they decided to try it out. ;ey put a metal
pink ;amingo in their driveway and told neighbors to come on
over. ;eir ;rst Flamingo Friday, they had 50 people arrive with
drinks and snacks in hand to meet the neighbors. Now the pink
;amingo rotates to other homes for casual informal gatherings
to meet new neighbors and friends. “It’s a great way to informally meet your neighbors and make new friends,” said Pete.
;ey didn’t know anyone when they ;rst moved to Delaware.
“We had friends who we just didn’t know yet,” continued Pete.
Most of their neighbors had moved from somewhere else as
well, so it was very easy to meet people.
One of the main reasons they chose Delaware was to be close
to hunting and ;shing for Pete. He says, “Here in Millsboro,
we are 20 minutes from everything, from downtown Rehoboth
On Monday nights, neighbors go to an old movie theatre from
the 20s in the nearby town of Dagsboro to watch old movies.