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Tallgrass Creek
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Most Americans remember where they were on November 22, 1963, the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Tex. [caption id="attachment_11590" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Tallgrass Creek resident and former FBI agent Jim Graham reviews the many newspaper clippings his wife, Marlene, saved that outlined his career.

Cedar Crest
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With the ground thawing and the weather turning warm, Doug McCrum s mind instinctively turns to baseball.

Riderwood
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Certified as a wildlife habitat, complete with great horned owls, turtles, deer, foxes, pheasants, and hawks, the Riderwood community embodies a passion for conservation that is hard to match.

Tallgrass Creek
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When Judy Baxter makes a clean sweep, she doesn t need a broom. However, she does need furniture and other household items. [caption id="attachment_8791" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Tallgrass Creek residents Nancy McCreery, Shirley Bradley, Betsy Heimke, and Carol McCurdy are among the volunteers who coordinate the community s Treasure Chest Store.

Wind Crest
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[caption id="attachment_8783" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Both Betty Thomas and Martha Hearron have created scrapbooks about their journeys to Wind Crest (left). I do books mostly on the happy times and important things in my life, says Hearron. I m currently working on a gigantic scrapbook of all my grandchildren.

Wind Crest
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reported that old furniture and home decor accounted for more than 9 million tons of waste in our landfills last year. [caption id="attachment_8776" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Paul Phillips worked with the Custom Interiors department at Wind Crest to incorporate the mantle from his old house into his new place.

Wind Crest
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Wind Crest residents are volunteering their time and energy to help others in need, both locally and around the world. Last month, members of the Wind Crest community participated in two different volunteer events. One was aimed at brightening the day of sick children in Denver while the other helped earthquake victims in Haiti.

Ashby Ponds
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For Ashby Ponds Sharon Harvey, life is an adventure. This daredevil s accomplishments include working on a race car pit crew, white water rafting, hang gliding, and hot air ballooning in Kenya.

Greenspring
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April is National Volunteer Month, and Americans are placing an ever increasing value on helping others.