Kendal’s Hippie Artist Farmer

By Peggy Qualls, Community Relations Manager — Joyce Miller recently gave a talk in the Fiber Arts Studio to an attentive crowd of over a dozen Kendal at Granville residents, telling the story of how she became interested in weaving when pregnant with her sixth child. When I caught up with her to hear “the […]

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Joys of the Three-Season Room

By Resident Steve Katz — One of the best things about living at Kendal at Granville is that almost every home in independent living has an enclosed patio or “three-season room.” Ours faces east and north, so we get the morning sun to brighten up our day. I am writing this as I sit on […]

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Good Humor, Great Work!

By Peggy Qualls, Community Relations Manager — Due to a high school vocational program, James Noser became a nurse aid at the tender age of 16 and in his 24 year career, has never looked back. James relocated to this area a few years ago to help care for a special needs niece, and began […]

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Spring, Where Art Thou?

By Resident Rich Clark — Spring, Where Art Thou? “Where, oh where art Thou, Oh Spring? Please come now and spare us from Winter’s sting.”             RLC, 4/17/2018 What a difference a year makes!  Looking back through a journal from last April, this gem surfaced, and seemed worth sharing as we wonder when we will leave winter […]

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Life is Rich and Full

By Peggy Qualls, Community Relations Manager — When somebody new joins the Kendal at Granville family, whether staff or resident, one of the first persons they’ll likely meet is Betty Hullinger, editor of the Tower Lines newsletter. If something is happening on campus, it’s a pretty good bet that Betty has at least reported on, […]

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Volunteers Rock at the Library

By Resident Reed Browning — Kendal residents are great fans of education. They love to read. That’s one reason why, for the past decade, they have regularly volunteered to serve as voices of encouragement in a program in the Newark (Ohio) public school system that aims at getting students to understand the value of going […]

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Hobbyists at Kendal: Steve Katz

By Resident Reed Browning — Dr. Samuel Johnson famously described hobbies as “retreats for the mind.” For Steve Katz, Kendal at Granville’s resident ham radio operator, that definition, with its suggestion of a withdrawal into a private realm, is inadequate. When we chatted over coffee in the Bistro, he was very clear on the matter: […]

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