Bon Appétit! Soft drink anyone? The Dietary Department has a new soft drink dispenser which makes it a breeze for residents and staff to order a fountain style soft drink. Selections include Coca Cola, Diet Coke, Dr. Pepper, Barq’s Root Beer and Sprite. A cool soft drink hits the spot on a warm day! Pancake… Read More »
By Mary Raymond Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars, Planets mingle with the stars; Jupiter through Neptune—Whoa! Where the heck did Pluto go? Banished from the inner group— Made to stay outside the loop! When I learned about the skies We were taught to memorize Nine by name, a proven fact— Science no one dared attack!… Read More »
• “Greater Tuna,” Stages Theatre, Fullerton • “Ghost Stories and Fairy Tales,” Muzeo Museum and Cultural Arts Center, Anaheim • Reagan Library, Simi Valley • “Blues and Boogie,” Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton • Dodger Stadium Tour, Los Angeles • Tea at Sherman Gardens, Corona Del Mar • “Camels and Cabernet,” Chartered Bus Tour
Happy Mother's Day to all the wonderful mothers and grandmothers living at Morningside. May your day be filled with love, laughter and treasured memories.
CSUF Comes to Morningside Under the direction of Dr. Kiran George, students from CSUF’s Bio-Electric Signal Based Systems Laboratory offer residents an opportunity to see and try several of the user-friendly, assistive technology devices being designed in the lab. During an informative lecture, residents, such as Jean Hedrick, were able to help demonstrate how brain… Read More »
JACARANDAS By Mary Raymond Harbingers of summer days, Avenues in purple haze, Gnarled branches holding high Lilac lace against the sky. Sticky blossoms flutter down Spreading color all around Trees that made my joy complete Shed on someone else’s street.
• Los Angeles Arboretum, Arcadia • “South Pacific,” La Mirada Theatre, La Mirada • La Mirada Symphony, La Mirada Theatre, La Mirada • “Hershey Felder as Beethoven,” Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach • “Singin’ in the Rain,” Candlelight Theatre, Claremont • “American Visionary: Kennedy’s Life & Times,” Bowers Museum, Santa Ana
Morningside residents ushered in the “Year of the Dog” recently at the community’s annual Chinese New Year party. Residents enjoyed delicious Chinese food along with traditional Chinese lion dancers and live music. A unique and talented band of musicians, along with lovely, rhythmic dancers provided the entertainment for the evening. Dining Room Managers Annie Sesoko… Read More »
“Spring has sprung” according to Morningside’s resident poet, Mary Raymond. April’s here, it’s spring at last, Days are longer, winter’s passed; Open that forbidden door— Time to eat outside once more; Time for sports and time for games, Time we learned each other’s names, But the one disturbing fact is Now’s the time to pay… Read More »
• Fashion Institute of Design/Merchandising, Los Angeles • San Juan Capistrano Sightseeing, San Juan Capistrano • La Mirada Symphony, La Mirada • Pechanga Hotel & Casino, Temecula • Santiago String Quartet, St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Fullerton • “Urinetown,” Stages Theatre, Fullerton • Judson Stained Glass/Huntington Library, Los Angeles and Pasadena • “The Importance of Being… Read More »
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we’d like to share the following poem by Morningside resident Mary Raymond. May the luck of the Irish be with you! FOREVER GREEN From Galway Bay and Cliffs of Moher, They fled from Erin’s rocky shore, Escaping mass starvation, A ruinous potato blight Came creeping like a thief at… Read More »