One of our neighbors has a huge collection of DVD's and he show operas and concerts, and then on Friday nights we have movies. Exciting news! They (whoever "they" are) have decided we can watch R rated movies. Previously they were banned. Perhaps we aren't old enough, perhaps such movies would elevate our blood pressure and "they" couldn't take the chance. Anyway, we're delighted to have access to "those kinds" of hot, or even warm, films.
Something gossip-worthy is always happening. For instance, the pool. It opened ten months behind schedule and we had a few months to enjoy it. Now there's a leak and it's closed until...whenever.
Last week a tree root caused a broken pipe and the dining room flooded. Not to worry, because we have a nice cafe called The Bistro and the kitchen staff and the wait staff handled the emergency beautifully and everyone kind of enjoyed eating in a different place for a couple of days.
Note: The above picture is an exaggeration. I couldn't find an appropriate picture of a large dining room with soaked carpet.
Once a month we have a Dining Forum and a Round Table. Both are quite entertaining as they give residents an opportunity to ask questions of the staff and, most of all. to voice complaints about the food, the service, the G rated movies, the...whatever.
Last month most of the complaints were about what became known as