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Pitching a Fit…I Mean, Tent

By JoAnn Mullen My husband gave me a choice of our summer vacation activity; running a marathon (which is like being caught in a pinball machine — bouncing against one obstacle after another while sweating profusely) or camping. He sat in his camo outfit and summoned...

High Flying Visitors

By Les Besser “Are owls really as wise as we think they are?” I asked the Raptor Institute lecturer at a recent LCG presentation about birds of prey. “Not at all,” replied the man. “A large portion of the owl’s head is taken up by their unusually large eyes—their...

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...

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...

Happy Tappers with Yvonne

By Pat Grant La Costa Glen’s long-time tap dancing instructor, Yvonne Romano, comes to work on her bicycle, “whenever I can,” she says. Energetic and enthusiastic, she has taught tap dancing at LCG for 12 years. The classes are held Mondays and Wednesdays at 1:00pm,...

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...