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Hypertension – Some Scary Facts

Hypertension  We all either have it or know of someone close to us who has it.  There are many contributing factors – things we can control. But there are also things we can’t control. WE CAN CONTROL our diet, salt intake, drug use, activity level, smoking stress. WE CAN’T CONTROL our age, gender, or cultural…

Destination – Kenilworth Lodge

Our Haunted Hotel!Its October  and time for another weird story about Florida.  In researching hauntedplaces.org, I found this wonderful story to share with you, close to our hearts. The Kenilworth Lodge is an historic resort hotel located at 1610 Lakeview Drive in Sebring, Florida. Constructed in 1916 by City of Sebring founder George Sebring, the…

Pickleball Players

Common Pickleball InjuriesPickleball is not a slow paced game. Every year here in Tanglewood, several players are injured from falls, balls, and … Here are a few examples of common injuries one might expect to get when playing. Falls: falling while playing Pickleball happens fairly often. The most common type of fall occurs when someone…

Sweet food gifts

Gift giving isn’t just at Christmas time.  Did your neighbor help out and you would like to show how much you appreciated their help?  Make them a food gift, just to say an extra Thank You! ****PEPPERMINT BARK**** 2 Cups or 1 12oz package of good quality milk chocolate chips 2 Cups or 1 12oz…

From Appalachia to Scotland

Author Leah Weiss takes readers on a journey back to the 1970s to the fictional Baines Creek, a very remote mountain community in North Carolina, in her debut novel If the Creek Don’t Rise (2017). In this tiny corner of Appalachia, you are going to get to know ten characters very well.  So well in…

Mysteries To Solve

The month of September has managed to work its way into our lives right on time.  Every month of the year has its own personalities.  No two are alike.  The books reviewed for this month have mysteries to be solved.  Just like the months their similarities end there. A Study in Treason (2018) by Leonard…

Non-State Well Stated

STATES WELL STATED IS TAKING A VACATION THIS MONTH  Instead of my usual quirky (and somewhat snarky) facts about one our United States (in alphabetical order, so if you want to know about Wyoming, you’ve got a long wait ahead of you) – I am going where no Tanglewood-ian should go – politics.  No, really, it’s…

Have you tried it yet?

A wonderful new restaurant is out there.  Many of you already know about it but if you don’t, you need to get there! The Sandhill Grill is located at the Pinecrest Golf Club, 2250 Little Lake Bonnet Road in Avon Park. They have a great menu with interesting items!  For example, under “Chipshots” (appetizers) they…