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Resident’s Corner

The Shop Around the Corner

By Sharon Wood Very gifted and hard-working LCG’ers spend many hours fabricating useful and creative items in our Hobby Shop, located on the corner of Suncup Way and Silverleaf Circle. Beautiful hardwoods are the raw materials these talented woodworkers use constructing masterpieces. At the holidays they have their own assembly-line approach, fabricating small, beautiful trucks… Read More »

Technicolor Terrain

By JoAnn Mullen Green shoots struggle to break through the black soil’s surface in beauty too sudden for this time of year, the tipping point of spring, when all shades of green return in a lullaby of soft breeze. The garden will soon be abuzz with nature’s intensity after days of nourishing rain. Colors are… Read More »

My Heroic Mother

By Les Besser As a young boy growing up in Budapest during WWII, I didn’t realize the risks my mother was taking by helping Jews persecuted by the Fascists. Several of her previous employers were well-to-do Jews who had treated her kindly, so she wanted to protect them as much she could. In the early… Read More »

Old San Diego

By Pat Grant Old San Diego began before Friar Junipero Serra founded San Diego de Alcala Mission in 1769, or before 19th century whalers deposited their cargoes on the marshes below the Presidio. San Diego’s history stretched back before the people who settled the Americas walked across the land bridge from Siberia around 10,000 B.C…. Read More »

Halley Sanchez, Executive Assistant

By Pat Grant Halley Sanchez is our new Executive Assistant to Executive Director Keith Kasin and enthusiastic about her job. One of the most challenging aspects, she finds, is juggling Keith’s very busy calendar, trying to allow him time to complete tasks in between appointments. “I don’t have much experience as an executive assistant,” Halley… Read More »

We Really Got Talent!

By Sharon Wood According to Webster’s, talent equates to “gifted,” and describes “outstanding ability.” Our recent show, “La Costa Glen’s Got Talent,” excelled with truly outstanding abilities—whether they be singing, dancing, or acting. These brought forth a joyous evening for all in the audience! LCG residents wowed us, once again, with their various talents and… Read More »

Dancing with a Star

Contributed by Ginni Davis After graduating from Washington State University in Spokane, I planned to travel to New York to begin working on a Master’s degree at Columbia University. Shortly before I was to leave my home town of Olympia, a work colleague mentioned that she knew a young man that had left to get… Read More »

Irish Luck

By JoAnn Mullen It’s a brilliant and starry night with the moon casting its pearlescent glitter over all. Shards of light glimmer in the distance. La Costa Glen is silent but not still. We lie in our comfortable beds thinking of those who keep us safe and protected. We send good wishes: -May Irish luck… Read More »

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