Home of the Week: Ginger Cove resident’s personal art gallery

It’s hard to tell if Marjorie Margulies lives in a senior lifestyle apartment or in a hip multimedia art gallery.

Marjorie resides in Ginger Cove, a continuing-care retirement community in Annapolis, near Gingerville Creek. Her residence is in one of several three-story brick buildings that form the campus.

The long hallway on the floor where her apartment is located is filled with scores of framed artworks of all types — oils, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, charcoal, pencil, string art, textile art — you name it. One the walls are landscapes, portraits, still lifes and tapestries. It would take days to fully savor each one. Over a long lifetime, Marjorie, now 88, created all but two or three of them.

“My daughter’s husband Bob calls it Ego Alley,” said Marjorie. “It’s just a sampling of what I do.”

Her daughter, Amy Menrad of Pasadena, looked up at the ceiling and laughed. “It’s the

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