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Health & Wellness
Wonderful Watermelon. Nothing says Summer like a juicy slice of watermelon. Not only is this refreshing fruit but a great way to stay hydrated on hot days, but it also contains a type of amino acid that can provide relief to sore muscles.
Just for Fun!
Tracy Aviary inspires curiosity and caring for birds and nature. So come join us for a fun trip to the Tracy Aviary. August 21st at 9 a.m.
August Positive Thought
"What you do today can improve all your tomorrows."- Ralph Marston
A Home Fit for a King
Each August, tens of thousands of fans gather in Memphis, Tennessee to Celebrate Elvis week and take part in events at Graceland. . Here are some details about the place the King of Rock ’n’ Roll called home. Presley’s purchase. At age 22, Elvis bought the estate in 1957 for $102,500, which would be about $870,000 today. Hawaiian hangout. Elvis’ love of Hawaii influenced the legendary Jungle Room, which was decorated with Polynesian-style furniture, green shag carpet on the floor and ceiling, and an indoor waterfall. Television trio. Elvis’ TV room featured comfortable furniture and what was an extravagance at the time—three side-byside TV sets so he could watch multiple programs at once.
4th of July Celebrations
We hope you all had a wonderful 4th of July Celebration. It was a great holiday for us; we had a traditional and yummy BBQ thanks to the kitchen staff and lots of fun singing and dancing to Stampede’s music.
We always have lots to laugh about over in memory support.
Wit & Wisdom
“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” —Jacques Cousteau
“A drop of water, if it could write out its own history, would explain the universe to us.” —Lucy Larcom
“A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is Earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.” —Henry David Thoreau
“Rivers are roads which move, and which carry us whither we desire to go.” —Blaise Pascal
“A river seems a magic thing. A magic, moving, living part of the very Earth itself.” —Laura Gilpin
“No water, no life. No blue, no green.” —Sylvia Earle