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Episode 42: Bloom Where You're Planted

Date: April 25, 2022

Hosts: Bryan Reynolds and Kristin Davenport

Guests: Judith Conn and Laura Lamb.

For our forty-second episode, we hear from Dudley Square Resident Judith Conn, as well as President and CEO Laura Lamb.

Below are photos taken during our Ukrainian Eggs learning session with Judith Conn. She makes and teaches the ancient art known as pysanky. In the context of Orthodox Christianity, women would write pysanky during the last week of Lent, a 40-day season of preparation for Easter. The eggs would be blessed and then, like their ancestors, the Christians would place the eggs around their home and farm. The last photo is Judith’s Night Blooming Cereus Cactus, Queen of the Night, a very fragrant trumpet-shaped flower, which blooms for only one night in June or July.





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Episode 42 Transcript

Kristin Davenport
May 05, 2022
Kristin Davenport is the Director of Communications for Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS). Kristin leads ERS’s efforts to share stories that delight and inspire through social media, online content, annual reports, magazines, newsletters, public relations, and events. Kristin earned her BFA in graphic design from Wittenberg University. She joined ERS in 2014 after a 25-year career as a visual journalist and creative director with American City Business Journals. Her role at ERS has ignited her passion for making Cincinnati a dementia-inclusive city, and she spends time with residents as a SAIDO® Learning lead supporter. Kristin is the executive producer and co-host of the Linkage Podcast for ERS. Kristin and her husband Alex live in Lebanon, Ohio, with their two daughters. She also serves as a Trustee and the President of the Lebanon Food Pantry and is a board member for ArtScape Lebanon, where she teaches painting and has an art studio, Indium Art.

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