January Newsletter 2016

Posted by McKenna Burr on Jan 12, 2016

In Newsletters, Main


January Thought!! The days are getting colder, so have a warm heart!!

‘Wheel of Fortune’ Fun Facts The popular TV game show “Wheel of Fortune” debuted on Jan. 6, 1975. Take a spin through the show’s history and enjoy these trivia tidbits:

- The one-of-a-kind wheel weighs 2,400 pounds and contains more than 200 computerized lights that can produce about 2 million different colors.
- There are 24 prize envelopes on the Bonus Wheel.
- Through the years, the prize wedges on the wheel that award money for correctly guessed consonants have risen in value.
- However, vowels still only cost $250.
- The original show only had six puzzle categories. Today there are more than 40.

- Experts advise guessing the letter “T” first.


Santa Claus Visit

We had a special visit from Santa Claus on December 21st; he had his bag full of gifts and treats for everyone. Some of our residents had the opportunity to confess when they were just a little bit naughty instead of nice. But after all, everyone got a gift, a candy cane, took family pictures and enjoyed the cookies and milk provided by our awesome kitchen staff. Thank you Santa and everyone for the gifts and amazing night!!!

I see a snowman at Dad’s favorite place, in the mountains of course.
It is a cold day with cold weather.
That person looks like an old hag like me.
It’s a man and a little girl. The girl is behind the snowman.
I see a head around a tree. It belongs on something outside.
The man helped make a snowman.
A carrot for the nose and coal for the eyes. We had coal for 3 buttons in
the front.
3 coals for the mouth - that’s how we do it in Pennsylvania.
Where’s the corn cob pipe?
He wears a red scarf. We had a black scarf for our snowman.
He’s dressed.
Snow is the background.

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Wit & Wisdom

- “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” —Eleanor Roosevelt

- “Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.” —John Dewey

- “True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.” —Antoine de Saint-Exupery

- “Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.” —Anais Nin

- “We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we’re curious, and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” —Walt Disney

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