‘Town-Gown’ Relationships

By Resident David Skeen — Becky and I spent our professional careers as administrators and faculty at Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio for 37 years. As Denison graduates, Class of ’62, we were delighted when the Kendal campus opened in Granville, shortly before our retirement. While serving at Muskingum and living in New Concord, […]

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Tower Lines: Kendal’s Monthly Newsletter

By Resident Ella Mae Bard —  Edited by Betty Hullinger, Tower Lines is Kendal at Granville’s monthly resident-written newsletter. The back page of Tower Lines is probably the most widely valued feature of the publication. It’s a  chronological list of activities that helps residents keep track of the schedule of all the things going on […]

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How Residents Shape Their Community

By Resident Reed Browning — Kendal at Granville is a community. One of the reasons life at Kendal is good is that we want to maximize opportunities for all residents to shape their own lives, both as individuals and in groups. I’ll focus on the latter goal. To realize the aim of creating a sense […]

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Enchanting in Every Season

By Resident Ellen Rose — Kendal, a nature lovers paradise. A meadow in my backyard. My neighbor calls it a “prairie.” Where the deer, but maybe not the antelope play…at least I haven’t seen one yet. Whatever the nomenclature, it is enchanting in every season. A delight to enjoy out my window.

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The Grand Cruise Ship ‘Kendal’

By Resident David Bayley—  “Being at Kendal at Granville,” a friend remarked, “is like living on a cruise ship without an ocean.” Exactly right. Ship Kendal has spacious staterooms (cottages, villas, apartments); delectable dining according to one’s own schedule; talented entertainers and lecturers from the nearby shore; a large library of vacation reading; games galore […]

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On Granville Pond

By Landscaping Staff Members Cindy, Eric & Molli —  “I consider the pond and surrounding natural areas here at Kendal at Granville a real bonus for the well-being of our staff and residents. Providing enhanced access with our John Deere Gator to these woodland and meadow trails has been richly rewarding for our team to […]

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Diversity and Inclusion

By Doug Helman, Kendal at Granville Executive Director — I was deeply moved by a poem that was shared at our Rotary meeting on August 21. The poem was actually read as an Invocation before the start of our meeting, and I must admit, it was a very powerful way to commence our meeting. The […]

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Carefree Travel

By Resident Becky Skeen — Dave and I love to travel, and living at Kendal at Granville has made traveling so much easier! When we moved here seven years ago, we were still spending four months of the year teaching at a small university in Lithuania. Maintaining our house while we were away was beginning […]

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