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Broadmead Welcomes New Resident, Jeannie Kemp Platt

By Dosia Laeyendecker

Jeannie Kemp Platt wanted to live in a tiny house, but one with a garden, which she has found at Broadmead. Before her move to Broadmead, she lived in a large house off Shawan Road and wintered in the Florida Keys with her second husband, Jimmy, who passed away last November. They were married in 2004.

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Welcome New Resident Nancy Karloff

By Kathryn Amey Shelton

On June 17, Nancy Karloff danced her way right into Broadmead from her home in Perry Hall. She was well led by resident Harry Butcher, who had evidently taken steps on the dance floor at Bykota to report the advantages of life here at Broadmead, and she followed.

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The Beekeepers are busy as bees: Part 1—The bees

By Cliff York, Michael Kelly, and Pete Lund

A beehive is designed to support high productivity. The bees themselves play a key engineering role in the design of the hive’s internal structure. Rows upon rows of wooden (sometimes plastic) frames, not unlike a picture frame, hang from a ledge in the sides of hives—essentially a set of wooden boxes stacked in layers or stories (called “supers”).

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We are All in this Together

By Gwen Marable

When Broadmead CEO Robin Somers announced, “We can make Broadmead the world that we all want to live in,” Jennifer Maraña, Director of Diversity and Inclusion noted that Broadmead already had groups of residents who were awakened to racial injustice.

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Welcome New Resident Barbara Anne Kajdi

By Suzanne Crowder

An art teacher for over three decades, Barbara Kajdi (pronounced “Coy-dee”) joins an active arts community at Broadmead. Born at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Barbara has lived in the Baltimore area all of her life. She graduated from Beaver College near Philadelphia, where she majored in art. She then earned a master’s degree in education from the Maryland Institute College of Art and taught art in Baltimore County.

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