Pam Batey

Moved to Tanglewood in August 2016, with husband, Steve and dog, Maggie. Retired Paramedic, now continuing my hobby writing short stories and information in the "You and Your Health" Section of the newsletter. Active Member of Tanglewood Community Church.

Hurricane Emergency Response Team

Stay Here or head North?IF YOU STAY; Its time to register your name in the Hurricane Response Book. Tanglewood Community Church will be sponsoring the “The Hurricane Emergency Response Team at Monday Coffee on July 8th.  The Pet registration book is on the Credenza in the clubhouse. Pastor Bill will give the background of how…

Most Dangerous Fireworks

Firecrackers Here?The fourth of July is a time of celebration, bringing families, neighbors, and pet owners together for a night of revelry sometimes involving alcohol. Even if you don’t mix the alcohol with the explosives, the 4th of July is the most injury-prone holiday out there, with 240 people making a trip to the emergency…

“Moving On” Readers Play

Great Entertainment Friday and Saturday evening the Diversions Committee and Theatre on a Dime presented the play “Moving On“. It was one of their best performances. Written and directed by Betsy Ellis, who watched from ‘afar’ as her crew and actors provided the audience with a genre of emotions. One minute there was comedy and…

Water Volleyball Residents vs Staff

Water Volleyball Upset WinFriday afternoon at the pool was well attended as the ‘Championship Water Volleyball Game’ between the Tanglewood Residents and our Manager, Tammy Martin, and her staff. Around 1:00 pm the players began to arrive with some wearing colorful swimwear, an obvious deterrent for the ‘other side’. Also, to  to get a ‘feel’…

FIRE ANTS !!

Medical and Home RemediesSunday of this week I went over to check on a house I had staged and saw results from the past few days of storms and blowing wind. There were limbs laying on the ground underneath a palm tree. The limbs were brown, and a little damp. Non the less, I decided…

Hurricane Weather Terms

Which is Worse; Hurricane Watch or Hurricane Warning?WEATHER TERMS FOR HURRICANE SEASON Part of staying informed about weather conditions is understanding the different terms used by weather forecasters.  Following are some of the most common terms: Advisory: Hurricane and storm information is disseminated (dispersed) to the public every six hours. Special Advisory: Information is broadcast when there…

The POW/MIA Table

A Place Setting For One, A Table For AllThursday afternoon the Veterans of Tanglewood hosted a 75th Anniversary in remembrance of D-Day. We heard the speech written by General Dwight D. Eisenhower to the troops before they left for Normandy. Of the thousands who battled in the war that literally changed the world. They were known…

2019 Hurricane Names For The Season

Most Popular Names For Hurricanes?Why Are Tropical Storms and Hurricanes Given Names?  It’s not to make these disastrous storms seem friendlier, that’s for sure. Each year a new set of hurricane names is developed, and most years, 21 new names are on tap and ready to be put to use. Although every six years, the…