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A Christmas Dozen

A bit of a different offering for December.  Instead of the usual two book reviews, I decided to give you a random listing of 12 Christmas titles I located on the shelves here at Tanglewood.  So here is a taste of ones you might find interesting. The Christmas Wedding by James Patterson – Gabby Summerhill…

The Green Book – A Must-See Movie

The Green Book – Wow!  I wonder if the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences ever considered awarding the Oscar for Best Actor to co-recipients?  If not, they might reconsider it this year when they make their annual choice.  The Green Book co-stars, Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen, are outstanding in “reincarnating” African-American classical pianist, Don Shirley,…

BACK PAIN?

How To Live With it or Without itHave you ever had back pain? Probably most of Tanglewood residents have experienced some form of back pain. Personally, playing pickleball for a year was twisting my already curved spine into a painful backache. I had to choose between pain or the first sport I’ve ever enjoyed playing…

Quick and Easy Recipes Only 2 or 3 Ingredients

Muffins-Cookies-Chocolate Milk-Fudge! ***PUMPKIN SPICE***-Cookies or Muffins- Your Choice! 1 15oz can pure pumpkin 1 Box Spice cake mix 1 Cup chocolate chips or 1/2 cup chopped nuts(walnuts, pecans) whatever you like. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Place pumpkin and cake mix in a large bowl Beat until smooth and fully combined.  It will be thick…

Destination – San Francisco CA

Have you ever stood on a hill in San Francisco contemplating the beauty and serenity of the Golden Gate Bridge?  This is a city that calls to you to return because there are so many dimensions to explore.  I’ll touch on a few of my favorites in no particular order. Golden Gate Bridge: The Frommer’s…