Articles by Mary Ann Bashaw


A house and a home

The first thing you notice when you walk up to Barton House is what it’s not. The architecture is not what you might expect from a memory care facility, where senior residents are coping with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. It’s not stark and institutional looking. What you do notice is that it looks like a…


Calling All Rosarians!

You’re the One. Ruby Ruby. Voodoo. Sexy Rexy. If you recognize these as names of roses, you’re probably a rosarian. If you don’t, there’s no time like the present to become one and join legions of lovers and cultivators of roses the world over. What’s so special about the rose? Not only is it the…

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