By Diana Blidy During the month of April, we continue our journey along Rt. 66 and celebrate the state of Kansas. Residents will enjoy a fictitious stop at a typical roadside diner for some sweet treats and a good, old-fashioned cowboy sing-a-long with country music performer, Mr. Kim Olson. Later in the month, as we… Read More »
Bon Appétit! A smoked salmon and grilled asparagus pizza is the newest item to appear on the Crystal Terrace Dining Room’s Spring menu. Madeto- order with fresh ingredients, the this thin-crust pizza pairs well with a small side salad and a cool beverage. Park Walk Morningside residents enjoy the peace and quiet of the early… Read More »
• “Oklahoma!,” Messiah Lutheran Church • Pageant of Our Lord, Rolling Hills Covenent Church • Carlsbad Flower Fields, Temecula • Hilbert Museum, Orange • Mission Inn Tour, Art Museum Riverside • “Heathers: The Musical,” CSUF Young Theatre • “One Slight Hitch,” STAGEStheatre, Fullerton • Christ Cathedral Tour/Holy Works from Rome, Christ Cathedral/Garden Grove
By Diana Blidy Throughout the year, Morningside residents will be taking a fictional trip along The Mother Road, with a “stop” each month at a different state along the way. The official kick-off party was held in January and featured a fabulous Doo-Wop group. In February, we celebrated the city of Chicago, Illinois, the starting… Read More »
BELOW ARE SOME “FUN FACTS” AND THE TWELVE MOST INTERESTING THINGS TO SEE IF YOU EVER GET A CHANCE TO TRAVEL THROUGH MISSOURI ON THE REAL ROUTE 66: The World’s Second-Largest Rocking Chair: Located in Fanning, MO, the 42-foot tall rocking chair made of steel pipes boasts 31.5 foot long rockers, each weighing one ton…. Read More »
Historical impersonator and lecturer, Peter Small, recently presented an informative program as George Washington. In character, Mr. Small, as America’s first President, delighted the audience with his wit and with stories of President Washington’s life. Peter Small lectures at Morningside every Monday afternoon and covers many aspects of American and world history.
• Kellogg House and Horse Show, Cal Poly Pomona • Clayes Collage Concert, Cal State Fullerton • “Maple and Vine,” STAGEStheatre • Destination Walk, El Dorado Park • “The Cherry Orchard,” Young Theatre at Cal State Fullerton • SAS Shoes Trip, Orange • Pechanga Resort & Casino, Temecula • Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge
• Destination Walk, El Dorado Park, Long Beach • “9 to 5: The Musical,” Curtis Theatre, Brea • “Celtic Nights: Oceans of Hope,” Haugh Performing Arts Center at Citrus College • “Abbey Roads: Colorful Songs/Broadway,” Almansor Court, Alhambra • La Mirada Symphony, La Mirada Theatre • Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM), Los Angeles
Getting our Kicks on Route 66 The fabulous Doo-Wop, group Street Corner Renaissance, recently performed at the Morningside Route 66-themed party. Their vivaciousness and personalities were as wonderful as their pitch-perfect voices as they sang songs that took us traveling down the Mother Road. Every month throughout the year, we will be celebrating with food,… Read More »
PATCHWORK By Mary Raymond A little here, a little there, Loose ends and fragments rife; The hurry-scurry people lead A helter-skelter life. Although we flutter to and fro Through projects left undone, The color and variety Combined with bits of fun Make all the pieces one!