the Newsletter - The Terrace at Woodland
The Woodland Tribune
Hoping everyone had a safe and Happy New Year, and more importantly, is
staying warm. Now that the stressors of the holidays are behind us we are all
looking forward to a year full of reaching new goals and making memories.
Everyone has been enjoying our newest addition of the pool table and many are
eager to learn how to play. The book club has begun the Lincoln Lawyer series by
Michael Connelly and already have two out of the four novels complete. Hope
everyone continues to make the most of the new year!
Looking Forward to February:
2/5 Catholic Mass
2/5 Menu Planning Meeting
2/6 Happy Hour w/ Music by Jimmy Wolf
2/13 Birthday Party w/ Music by Ron Miner
2/19 Lunch Outing
2/20 Happy Hour w/ Music by Frank Canistra
2/27 Happy Hour w/ Music by Mike Romano
We would like to wish a very Happy Birthday to the following residents:
5th Eleanor S.
14th Grace P.
15th Marion H.
17th Salvatore F.
21st Anne P.
February Day’s To Celebrate:
2nd Groundhog Day
12th Lincoln’s Birthday
14th Valentine’s Day
16th President’s Day
17th Mardi Gras
18th Ash Wednesday
22nd George Washington’s Birthday
Exercise is every morning at 9:30 followed by News & Views
*Nail care is scheduled for every Tuesday by appointment. Please stop in ahead of time and make
arrangements to have your nails done if you wish to do so at that time.
The Year Was 1953
U.S. President & Vice President: Dwight Eisenhower & Richard Nixon
Time Magazine Person of the Year: Konrad Adenauer
National & World News:
Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay made the first successful ascent to the summit of Mt. Everest
The Korean War ended.
Iran became nationalized, Shah was returned to power.
Queen Elizabeth II was crowned Queen of England
Four million workers went on a massive strike in France.
New York adopted the three-color traffic light.
Sugar rationing in the U.K. ended
Hurricane in Southeast Asia killed more than 1,000 people.
The North Sea flood killed 1,836 people in the south-western part of the Netherlands.
Playboy magazine’s first issue featured Marilyn Monroe as its first cover girl and nude centerfold.
Cost of Living:
New House - $9,525
New Car - $1,651
Gasoline – $.20 per gallon
Movie Ticket - $.70
Average Income - $4,011
Average Rent - $83 per month
Harvard Tuition - $600 per year
Postage Stamp - $.3
Milk - $.94 per gallon
Bacon - $.54 per pound
Ground Beef - $.54 per pound
Cost of Food:
Granulated Sugar - $.85 for 10 lbs
Ground Coffee - $.76 per pound
Eggs - $.24 per dozen
Fresh Bread - $.16 per loaf
Mrs. Potato Head®
Wiffle Ball invented
Popular TV Shows: I Love Lucy – Dragnet – Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts – You Bet Your Life – The Milton Berle
Show – Arthur Gofrey and His Friends – Ford Theatre – The Jackie Gleason Show – Fireside Theatre – The Colgate
Popular Movies: From Here to Eternity (Academy Award Winner) – Peter Pan – The War of the Worlds – Gentlemen
Prefer Blondes – Shane – How to Marry a Millionaire
Music: The Doggie in the Window (Patti Page) – Don’t Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes (Perry Como) – I’m Walking
Behind You (Eddie Fisher) – May God Be with You (Les Paul & Mary Ford) – No Other Love (Perry Como) – Where Is
Your Heart (Percy Faith) – You, You, You (The Ames Brothers) – Rags to Riches (Tony Bennett) – I Believe (Frankie
A Star Is Born: Tim Allen – Pierce Brosnan – Tony Blair
Birth Stone for Someone Born in February?
February’s birthstone is the the Amethyst. It is also the Zodiac stone for the constellation of Pisces.
Amethyst is associated with spirituality, wisdom, sobriety, and security.
What is February’s Zodiac Sign?
Aquarius: January 20 – February 18
Pisces: February 19 – March 20
How Many Days in February?
The month has 29 days in leap years, when the year number is divisible by four. In common years the
month has 28 days.
What is February’s Flower?
Its birth flower is the Viola (plant) and the Primrose.
What Holidays Are in February?
Groundhog Day: February 2, United States and Canada
Valentine’s Day: February 14
Flag Day of Canada: February 15
Presidents Day (United States, third Monday)
What Are Some Quotes About February?
“February is a suitable month for dying. Everything around is dead, the trees black and frozen so that the
appearance of green shoots two months hence seems preposterous, the ground hard and cold, the snow
dirty, the winter hateful, hanging on too long.” – Anna Quindlen, One True Thing
“Late February, and the air’s so balmy snowdrops and crocuses might be fooled into early blooming. Then,
the inevitable blizzard will come, blighting our harbingers of spring, and the numbed yards will go back
undercover. In Florida, it’s strawberry season— shortcake, waffles, berries and cream will be penciled on
the coffee shop menus.” – Gail Mazur, The Idea of Florida During a Winter Thaw
“February is merely as long as is needed to pass the time until March.” – Dr. J. R. Stockton
How Do You Say February In:
Spanish: de febrero