Kristie Plank

Come One! Come All!

Tanglewood Actor Guild’s (TAG) 2018 Spring production is in the planning stages!  The upcoming show will be a Fashion Show/Entertainment Evening to be held March 2, 2018. For those residents who have attended or been part of a TAG production, you already know what a quality show it will be.  For the many new residents…

Snow! In Sebring?

Over 450 Tanglewood residents and friends accepted the invitation to attend the 10th annual Christmas Concert given by the Tanglewood Community Church Choir on the evening of December 3. This year residents joined in singing a mix of the traditional Christmas songs they know and love.  They also experienced a surprise visit by Frosty the Snowman. …

Book Bingo Is Back!!

November 1st marks the starting date of Book Bingo! What is Book Bingo?  How do you play Book Bingo?  Just keep reading and follow the easy steps for this fun activity. How to Play Book Bingo Stop in Tanglewood’s library Pick up a Book Bingo Card Select a book from the thousands on the shelves…

Idaho or NYC…Your Choice

If you ever feel the need to cool off and cannot get away, Killer View (2008) by Ridley Pearson might be just your ticket. This suspense novel is set in Sun Valley, Idaho during the dead of winter.  One week in the life of Walt Fleming, sheriff of Blaine County, is covered in this action…

Appalachian Reads

Hillbilly Elegy (2016) by J.D. Vance is a title you may recall hearing or reading about around the time of the 2016 contentious presidential election.  The talking heads on every radio and TV news show certainly went on and on about what Vance put forth in his “Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis”. …

Florida Roadtrip!

Have a trip to the shore planned?  How about a flight?  Or, maybe just a weekend all to yourself?  You might want to pick up Beach Town (2015) by Mary Kay Andrews. It opens with Greer Hennessy, location scout, searching for palm trees on her drive through the Florida Panhandle.  All she has seen is…

Long Way From Home

If you have seen the movie Lion, then you have met young Saroo Brierley.  The movie version was taken from Saroo’s memoir A Long Way Home (2013).  It is Saroo’s story as a 5-year-old and his journey from India to Australia and his eventual return to India as an adult 25 years later. The Prologue…