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...

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...

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...

Nancy Stratford: WWII Pilot

By Pat Grant Nancy Stratford moved to La Costa Glen from San Diego in 2008. Born Nancy Miller on June 12, l9l9, Nancy is celebrating her 100th birthday this year. She began flying at Oakland, CA in 1939. Applying to the Army Air Corps as a pilot, Nancy learned women...

Mother’s Words

By JoAnn Mullen Our mothers may be long gone but their words live on. Just this morning I heard mine say, “Rise and shine! Time waits for no one.” Later she said, “You’re not going out in THAT, are you?” At breakfast she spoke sharply, “Your elbows don’t belong on the...

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...