Resident’s Corner

Expect more From Retirement

Wayne Strunk – Return to Korea

By: Pat Grant Moving to La Costa Glen from Ocean Hills in 2016, Wayne Strunk is a Californian, born and educated in Los Angeles, and a Korean War veteran. He has two children, two grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. He enjoys traveling and made a recent trip...

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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.”...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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Kathleen DeLeo: Associate Executive Director

By Pat Grant Kathleen DeLeo, our new Associate Executive Director, presents herself as a friendly, competent, outgoing person with a great smile and a good sense of humor—all useful qualities in the #2 person in management at La Costa Glen. Her areas of responsibility...

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