Mary Lee Cipriano

Jazz Nite in Tanglewood Lounge

It was magical.    The Daryl Patrick Jazz Ensemble took us into their world last night with strains of John Coltrane and Miles Davis lilting the air. Feet were tappin’, hands were pattin’ and bodies were swaying to the rhythm.  Daryl himself showed his talents as he played the vibraphone, drums, and conga drums as well…

Welcome Table – October 16, 2017

Welcome Table – Oct 16, 2017 Meet Sandy and Herman Kent 1938 Sunflower Circle (Wildflower) Cell phones: Sandy 269-377-7618;  Herman 616-291-3988 Email: sandyblett@yahoo.com; hakpacker@gmail.com Sandy and Herman come to us from Michigan and will be with us seasonally! Sandy worked at Greenbay Packing in Kalamazoo for 30 years as Customer Service Manager. Herman spent 40…

Welcome News – October 2, 2017

Welcome Coffee – Monday, October 2, 2017 Meet J.D. and Connie White 1550 Tanglewood Circle Cell phones:  J.D. 502-598-1046; Connie 502-422-1855 Email: conniewhite@yahoo.com J.D. and Connie come to us from a little town near Taylorsville KY. J.D. is retired from Louisville Transit as a Maintainence Department Supervisor; Connie worked as a bookkeeper for Walgreens.  They…

Bloody Bucket Road

October is a time for goblins and things that go bump in the night.So, its October and time for things creepy. And I found a very sinister story indeed in our nearby Wachula! A paved road runs south off Main Street in Wachula and doesn’t look at all threatening in the daytime. But drive further…

OH-IO

I found myself in Columbus Ohio while visiting my daughter, Christy, and her family.  I thought it was a good time to learn something about this fair city. Did you know that Columbus, named for Christopher Columbus, is the 14th largest city in the US (I didn’t know that!) with a population of about 860,000.…

Destination – Longwood Florida*

Toad InvasionIt was a dark and stormy night.  On the morning of May 25, 1982, residents of Longwood Florida woke to find millions of toads had invaded their neighborhood overnight. One resident spoke to TV reporters described the scene as “…tons of toads that apparently came from nowhere.” The toad invasion was confined to only…

July 2017 New Residents

WELCOME NEWS JULY 31, 2017 Meet Anthony “Tony” Martinez 554 Wilderness Circle (Outback) Cell   954-882-0060 Email: tonyzenterprises@comcast.net Tony brings a variety of backgrounds to Tanglewood!  He hails from New York, Staten Island, and Pembroke Pines, FL.  He will be with us for three years!  Before he arrived in Tanglewood, he served with Miami Dade law…

June 2017 New Residents

Welcome News – June 26, 2017 Meet Joe and Rissa Burke 1611 Wildflower (Wildflower) Cell Phones    321-303-7714 and/or 407-683-4688 Email: Joe: a2004ssr@aim.com    Rissa: rissaburke@gmail.com Joe and Rissa bought a house in Tanglewood and moved here from Deland Florida.  They’ll be with us year round. Joe was in Energy Dispatch and was a gasoline tanker driver. …

Destination – Spook Hill

Backwards Hill in Lake Wales!Illusions – Delusions – And Fun! Spook Hill is a gravity defying hill in the city of Lake Wales!  You can park your car at the bottom and it will roll uphill!  It’s such a popular spot for curiosity seekers that the city has put up little brown directional signs all…