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Tallgrass Creek
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The residents of Tallgrass Creek have one thing in common: They all moved from somewhere else. But there are moves and then there are moves. Take Dorothy Paton, who moved to the community in 2007. Not from a different neighborhood or state, but from another country, her beloved Scotland.

Tallgrass Creek
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Trudy Brown spent her career as the executive assistant to the chairman of a large engineering firm. But in her spare time, she was working in watercolors. [caption id="attachment_13877" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Artist Trudy Brown (right), who lives at Tallgrass Creek, presents an original portrait she created for Kansas City-area singer Ashley Cooper.

Eagle's Trace
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Houston has a lot to offer world-class theater, major league sports, and a museum district that s second-to-none. Throw in the out-of-this-world food, and you ve got a winning combination. But here s the hitch: Houston residents also have to contend with weather that can be temperamental and uncooperative.

Highland Springs
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Ricardo Cortes is the sort of employee any company would be glad to have hardworking, reliable, and courteous. The Mexico City native has been a part of the Highland Springs maintenance team since the community opened in September 2006.

Fox Run
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When Helen Weingarden talks about Fox Run s Adopted Grandparents program, her face lights up. If you love children, this is a rewarding experience, she says.

Eagle's Trace
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It s no secret that teens and twentysomethings are tied to the Internet. Socializing, among the younger set, happens online. For older adults, the changing methods of communication can be disconcerting. But a new wave of contemporary grandparents is getting plugged in.

Tallgrass Creek
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Jack Dritley has been golfing for most of his life. Now that he s retired, he plays at least twice a week and volunteers as a marshal another two days of the week. [caption id="attachment_13881" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Left to right: Jim Graham, Lucille Jones, Wanda Williams, Don Grady, Dale Albers, Lynn Brown, Jack Dritley, Herb McCauley.

Ashby Ponds
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[caption id="attachment_13901" align="alignright" width="280" caption="John and Dottie Kraft have hosted all five of their grandchildren at Ashby Ponds. We love to eat and socialize with them, he says. We also go to their ball games.