All posts by Mature Living

Nosferatu (1922)

One of the most influential and powerful of all horror films shouldn’t still exist. When Nosferatu was made in 1922, it was clearly inspired by Bram Stoker’s immortal 1897 novel Dracula. So much so that Stoker’s estate sued over it, and a court ruled that all prints of the film should be destroyed. A few

CLASSIC MOVIES: The Princess Bride (1987)

“Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.” One of the most beloved of all fantasy films, Rob Reiner’s tongue-in-cheek swashbuckling romance has become iconic in the decades since, and hasn’t lost a bit of its power to thrill and make audiences laugh. Streaming on Disney Plus.

Lights Before Christmas 2020!

It’s time to start dashing through the snow (well, when the snow gets here) and head out for one of the most beloved traditions of the holiday season! The 2020 Lights Before Christmas at the Toledo Zoo, sponsored by Key Bank, is open from November 20 until December 31! With over one million lights, the

MSTORYTELLING: Visiting Gigi’s house

  A first time grandma reflects on the changes a baby brings to holiday family gatherings  By Lisa Alleman Thanksgiving 2018.  We gather around my dining room table to eat our turkey dinner with urgency. Unlike other years, the turkey is not the main event. My daughter, who is 5 months pregnant with our first

Coronavirus Testing and Antibody Testing Sites

Coronavirus Testing sites are a moving target.  As of November 11, 2020, coronavirus testing is available at the following locations. Testing is for individuals 18 and up unless otherwise noted. Call ahead or go on-line to be sure the testing site is open and to schedule an appointment.   HEALTH PARTNERS OF WESTERN OHIO 224

HBO MAX: Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

Is there a more joyous piece of cinema in history? It’s impossible to watch the classic musical comedy starring Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds without having a smile on your face. A story of the transition between silent films and “talkies,” Singin’ in the Rain features one immortal musical number after another, combined