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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

A Search for Bedstefar’s Creator

By Carla Mortenson, Becketwood Member      Since George Floyd’s murder, many neighbors at Becketwood have been even more committed to contributing to racial justice in whatever way we can.  One of the complaints about our artwork in our public spaces, has been that it is so “white. ” Ironically, last Thursday, I had debated whether to […] Read more

Who Are We?

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 Michelle Schutt, Becketwood Member In May of 1970 I […] Read more

A Move and Renovation was in the Air

by Peggy Ryden, Becketwood Member     Although generally not one to host an Open House, I decided to share the remodel of our new 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 affected […] Read more

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