Resident’s Corner

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Marine Corps to Nursing

By Les Besser Born and raised in Jackson, MS, Mario Preston, our Assistant Resident Services Director, came to California after joining the Marines in 1997. Although deployed several times to various foreign countries, including Iraq, his base had remained at Camp...

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Wild Rides with Dad

By Carole Eibelheuser Dad worked very long hours six days a week in his grocery store. So, when we vacationed as a family, he became playful and full of adventure for us. During our summertime visits to Pennsylvania to see Mom’s family, Dad would find us a “Whoopee”...

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An Early California Farmer

Contributed by Luene Corwin My grandfather, Harlan Cate, showed walnuts as the source of his income when the first income tax was implemented. His father, at the age of 9, had come to California in a covered wagon in 1864. With only one other wagon, they came to So...

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Father’s Day Memories

By Evelyn Weidner It was the year that I had just lost my husband. As we approached Father’s Day, I realized that we didn’t have a father in the family. For me it was a lump of emptiness. We had two men and a boy but no fathers. My creative daughter came to the rescue...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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