Becketwood Cooperative
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Fifteen for $15

By Judy Solmonson The sky was overcast that morning as I drove to attend my first civil disobedience training. So many troubling events are happening in today’s world that I felt compelled to stand up, be counted, and take action. This training was for those who would increase public awareness of The Poor People’s Campaign, […] Read More

Pumping Iron at 70 (and Other Weighty Matters) – Part 2

by Diane Barrett, Becketwood Member             – Read at Becketwood on the occasion of Diane’s 70th Birthday Part 2 After arriving back in the States in July, I resumed my weekly lessons with Matt and began to notice in myself less distraction, more focus. I was relaxing into it more, […] Read More

Pumping Iron at 70 (and Other Weighty Matters)

by Diane Barrett, Becketwood Member             – Read at Becketwood on the occasion of Diane’s 70th Birthday Part 1 Since March of 2017 I’ve been working with a trainer, Matt, at the Episcopal Homes Fitness Center. I did this reluctantly, I’m afraid, never having been much interested in “machines.” I’m […] Read More

Northern Lights Chamber Music Players Light Up the Wellington Room

by Carol Masters Becketwood music lovers were delighted to hear several of the Northern Lights Chamber Music Institute students on June 13. Artistic Director Young-Nam Kim initiated the program twenty years ago as the educational arm of the Chamber Music Society of Minnesota, which he also founded. Dr. Kim, who thrilled the audience when he […] Read More

Patsy’s Poppy Party

Photos by Kari Tweiten Macdonald Patsy’s Poppy Party is an annual garden party hosted by Member Patsy Okaya to celebrate the blooming of this cheery flower. Orange-red tablecloths are draped over tables boasting fresh strawberries, home-baked rhubarb bars and a variety of other candies and treats. Chairs are scattered in a circle to allow for […] Read More