• “Bye, Bye Birdie,” Messiah Lutheran Church, Yorba Linda • Pageant of the Masters, Laguna Beach • “Ghost Stories and Fairy Tales,” MUZEO Museum and Art Gallery, Anaheim • Destination Walk, Huntington Beach • Day in Laguna Beach and Sawdust Festival, Laguna Beach • Sunset at the Beach, Corona del Mar
By Diana Blidy On the first day of summer, and the longest day of the year, Morningside residents and Morningside and ParkVista staff helped to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s by participating in the Longest Day Event. Residents and staff, led by Fitness Center Manager Dianna Smock, came together on Thursday, June 21 to “Step up… Read More »
Flag Day Celebrated Residents proudly displayed their flags in recognition of Flag Day. The courtyard was a beautiful site with the Red, White and Blue waving from each balcony. We look forward to seeing another beautiful salute to America this July 4th, when the flags will proudly wave at Morningside again. Meet the Artist On… Read More »
CAMELS By Mary Raymond Some fascinating mammals Are dromedary camels The fat stored in their humps Can last for many months; Their curly, long eyelashes Keep out the sand and ashes. While toting heavy packs Or people on their backs, They trudge on padded feet And never mind the heat. Beware, you could be kickable;… Read More »
• Hilbert Museum of California Art, Chapman University, Orange • Sky Full of Stars, Los Angeles • “Big Fish,” Chance Theatre, Anaheim • Morongo Casino, Cabazon
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.