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Arizona

Incredibly Obvious, Odd and Quirky things about Arizona: The oldest native American settlement in the United States is Oraibi, which was settled by the Hopis in Arizona. The name “Arizona” is derived from the Spanish name of “Arizonac”. THAT name was derived from the Indian name “ali sonak” meaning small spring. This was the name…

What IS an AED?

Stayin’ Alive?What is an AED?  The letters stand for ‘Automated External Defibrillator’. It is a machine that can save your life. How many Tanglewood residents have taken a CPR course in the last 5 years? 10 years? Did you know we have two AED’s here in the park?  Do you know how to use them?…

COFFEE COFFEE COFFEE

HOTTEE COFFEE Sometimes you want a hot, sweet drink. ****PEPPERMINT MOCHA COFFEE**** 1 Cup strong brewed coffee(To make strong brewed coffee: double the amount of coffee you normally use) 1 Cup milk 1/8 to 1/4 cup sugar (to your taste) 2 Tablespoons baking cocoa 3 hard peppermint candy disks or candy canes (finely crushed) Use…

Word Of The Week April 1st

HAMMOCK(ecology) NOUN (ham-ek) HAMMOCK is a term used in the south eastern United States for stands of trees, usually hardwood that form an ecological island in a contrasting  eco system.  Hammocks grow on elevated areas, often just a few inches high, surrounded by wetlands that are too wet to support them. I always wondered what…