Author Archives: La Costa Glen

Perfect Putting Power

By Les Besser Six-and-a-half-years ago, Activities Director, Michele Chaffee, asked resident Steve Blumberg to assume the responsibilities of the Lakeside putting competition. At that time, only five or six residents met monthly to compare their putting skills — even though LCG generously provided a bottle of wine for both the men and women’s winners. Former… Read More »

Chef Forum

By Pat Grant The F&B Department is scheduling one Chef Forum per month. The purpose of the Forum, according to Executive Chef Julian Bedolla and Executive Sous Chef Mark Cabulagan, is “to talk to the whole community in order to develop a resident-driven menu.” Residents present at the Lakeside event were happy to engage in… Read More »

We Love a Parade

By JoAnn Mullen See how they prance, those graceful, sequined flag-spinners! Look! Here come the spangled drummers and bugle corps—tubas as gold as sunken suns and music to our ears. Our eyes widen at the sight of all the shiny instruments, bright, jauntily carried as their brassy music swells. Manicured horses catch our eye in… Read More »

Becoming a Walker

By Les Besser My dear wife, Susan, enjoys walking and takes our labradoodle for long, leisurely strolls. As a former runner, I prefer faster-paced activities, like soccer and volleyball. Gradually I’ve switched to racquetball and table-tennis—and more recently to tennis. However, when Susan showed me the new pedometer the Fitness Department sold her after signing… Read More »

Tech Group

By Pat Grant The Technology Group has recently formed with the idea of sharing the amazing experiences in technology among a number of our LCG residents. The organizers, Fred Johansen, John Rawls, Charlie Ahlfeld, and Bur Goode, have begun a schedule of Technology Group presentations by LCG residents each month on the second Tuesday at… Read More »