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Linden Ponds
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[caption id="attachment_2142" align="alignright" width="280" caption="The compost bins at Linden Ponds, where gardeners are reaping the benefits of the nutrient-rich soil they helped create. "]
Linden Ponds
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[caption id="attachment_2133" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Jean Whelan, an oceanographer emeritus at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, will teach a course at Linden Ponds next month titled Oceanography and Me. "]
Brooksby Village
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Be it a cherished 70th birthday party, a dog derby, or a theater production, if it s a memorable event at Brooksby Village, you ll probably find John Connors there capturing it on camera. Connors has poured his lifelong passion for photography into the Brooksby community, where he lives and has taken more than 3,000 photos. He has kept a wonderful photographic record of all that happens at...
Charlestown
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American poet Robert Frost once said, Poetry is what s lost in translation. In Catonsville, a talented group of poets and poetry-lovers are hanging on every lost word with the Poets Corner, a monthly program at Charlestown that features readings, lectures, and poetry-related workshops. The Poets Corner is for anyone who enjoys poetry, says poet Phyllis Rowe, who organizes the program. A retired...
Oak Crest
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[caption id="attachment_2089" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Instructor Mike Pilachowski demonstrates a series of fluid movements during the Thursday tai chi class at Oak Crest."]
Charlestown
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One of the greatest life lessons Peggy Wixted learned came from her grandchildren. They taught me not to sweat the small stuff, enjoy life, and laugh more, she says. Wixted, a grandmother of five, has plenty of opportunities to practice all of those lessons and teach new ones as she plays an active role in the lives of her grandkids, ages 8 to 22 years old. A grand ol time We see the three...
Wind Crest
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Last month, a few Wind Crest residents invited their friends to their new home for breakfast. The friends shared laughs over pastries and coffee, then took a tour. These housewarming parties help new residents of the community stay connected with their friends and feel at home while showing off what makes life at their new place great. We see it all the time, Retirement...
Tallgrass Creek
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Folks can now get answers to all their questions about Tallgrass Creek, the local real estate market, or Erickson Realty & Moving Services by meeting with just one person Judy Baxter. With me wearing two hats, says Baxter, we ve simplified and streamlined the process for people to move to Tallgrass Creek. The community s personal moving consultant since spring 2007, Baxter...
Eagle's Trace
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After researching retirement communities in the Houston area, Norma Ballard and her husband paid a visit to her cousin at Eagle s Trace. A little more than a year later, they are not only family but neighbors. ' Steps in the right direction "We didn t want to worry about the upkeep of the house anymore, and we knew we wanted to move somewhere," says Ballard. "We had visited...