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Back in the Saddle in Phoenix

Apologies for the delay in any new postings. Needless to say it has been a hectic month since our return to Phoenix but not without some cool developments. For one thing, it has finally gotten a little cooler here. Thank … Continue reading

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Thanks for filling our Tank!

The Two Chicks are on our way home writing from Macy’s – our favorite coffee shop in Flagstaff. We have driven 2,500 miles over 4 states, visited 16 communities, gathered 17 hours of video and filled two notebooks full of … Continue reading

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It Grows as it Goes…

Ramada Patio Crescit eundo, translated from Latin, it means “it grows as it goes” and is the New Mexico State slogan and could also be the perfect mantra for Tres Placitas del Rio, the last community we visited on our … Continue reading

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A Touch of Grace

Common House Our visit to ElderGrace Friday morning was spontaneous and unplanned. We hadn’t planned to visit this community, because in the intentional communities website, it is listed as forming. However, when we were at Commons, we were told that … Continue reading

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An Uncommon Beauty

We sat down with Karin Roth, a sixty something resident at The Commons on the Alameda on a gorgeous afternoon in Sante Fe. There was some set up going on around us as people prepared for the community supper, something … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter at Heartwood

From Colorado Springs we took the seven hour scenic drive through the mountains to our next destination in Bayfield. We got there after dark finding the dirt road into Heartwood–thank god for Donna’s GPS system on her iphone! We let … Continue reading

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New Old Age: Article from The New York Times

While the 2 Chicks were on the road an interesting article ran in the New York Times about 2 weeks ago. Not only does it feature Silver Sage, the 55 Plus cohousing community we visited in Boulder, it also mentions … Continue reading

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