Becketwood Cooperative
An Active, Independent 55+ Community of Owners in Minneapolis
 

Protest and Sacred Spaces

By Carol Masters, Becketwood Member On MPR recently, a newscast about Derek Chauvin’s upcoming trial quoted a prospective juror as saying George Floyd Square was “holy ground.” That echoed what I’d been thinking lately about sacred spaces. I name two sacred spaces, one in the past and one very much present in our minds and […] Read more

Who are We? – History of an Immigrant Family

Who Are We? Series:  Becketwood Members are part of a diverse range of families and communities. In this ongoing series, we will get a deeper look into the lives of the Members who are willing to share their personal stories and experiences.  This episode by Lily Ng, Becketwood Member   I have two biracial grandsons. […] Read more

A Move and Renovation was in the Air–Part 2

by Peggy Ryden, Becketwood Member     While generally not one to host an “Open House” I decided to share the remodel of our new Chesterfield Unit through this blog.  Look for a few posts that highlight the various components of a 912 square feet renovation.  Sincere thanks to all the patient Members who were […] Read more

Armchair Activism

By Carol Spearman, Becketwood Member Many of us at Becketwood have been physically active in causes for much of our lives, perhaps at civil rights and antiwar protests. Some of us marched and others committed to action that led to arrest and incarceration. As we age our ability to be activists at the level of the […] Read more

Who Are We? – Another Diverse Family Story

Who Are We? Series:  Becketwood Members are part of a diverse range of families and communities. In this ongoing series, we will get a deeper look into the lives of the Members who are willing to share their personal stories and experiences.  This episode by Joy Nelson, Becketwood Member   By the time I was […] Read more

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