banner ad

Archive for May, 2018

Benefits of Wild Fires

| May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Going to hear naturalist Gary Ferguson speak on wild fires was difficult for me. I have been terrified of fire since I was five-years old when the kindergarten class, seated in a lotus position on wooden folding chairs so feet wouldn’t bang on the seat’s edge, saw a movie about what not to do to […]

Continue Reading

The Two Best Tools for Understanding Your Finances

| May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Have you ever looked at an empty toolbox and wondered what should be in there? What are the fundamental tools that a craftsman absolutely must have? For financial planners, two of the most important tools are a person’s balance sheet and cash flow statement. A quick review of these two documents can tell a lot […]

Continue Reading

Healthy Lifestyles Demand Robust Activity

| May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

With the summer approaching, this is an ideal time to make changes to lifestyle routines. They should be wholesale and not just around the edges. Robust activity is a good place to start with a focus on reaching equilibrium with a work-life balance. Think beyond the typical examples, such as exercising, but consider activities that […]

Continue Reading

Orphan Pets Seek Superhero Adopters at 6th Annual Event

| May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
Orphan Pets Seek Superhero Adopters at 6th Annual Event

As comic book enthusiasts prep the perfect costumes for this year’s Comic-Con Convention, local pets are busy creating their superhero “paws-tumes” for Helen Woodward Animal Center’s 6th Annual PAWmicon Convention. The 2018 PAWmicon will, once again, be held one week prior to Comic-Con to allow attendees to take in both types of animated characters. The […]

Continue Reading

USO San Diego’s 77th Annual Stars and Stripes Gala Honors Jack McGrory

| May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
USO San Diego’s 77th Annual Stars and Stripes Gala Honors Jack McGrory

USO San Diego’s 77th Annual Stars and Stripes Gala, For Love of Country, honors and supports active duty military personnel and helps provide them with much-needed services. The signature gala, which takes place at 5 p.m., Saturday, May 5 at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina in downtown San Diego, has emerged as one […]

Continue Reading

Priorities Matter

| May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

I knew the dreaded phone call would come one day, the call telling me my rent has been raised. Living directly across the street from Balboa Park is like living oceanfront. Just like there is only so much oceanfront property, there is also only so much facing the park. It is a lovely place to […]

Continue Reading

Fashion Week San Diego’s Spring Showcase Blooms at the Flower Fields in Carlsbad

| May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
Fashion Week San Diego’s Spring Showcase Blooms at the Flower Fields in Carlsbad

A water color wonderland, a natural existence of beauty, blooming buds that look like an array of the colors of sunset, this site is actually a place and it’s called The Flower Fields in Carlsbad. If you haven’t seen it, you need to go; and be prepared to take a camera and photograph all of […]

Continue Reading

Presidio Hills Golf Course Restoration for the 250th Commemoration of California

| May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
Presidio Hills Golf Course Restoration for the 250th Commemoration of California

Some San Diegans don’t realize just how popular our City is to people around the country. Whenever I travel outside of San Diego, which is frequently, I hear the same comment from people I meet, “I love San Diego and wish I could live there.” Unfortunately, those of us who live here sometimes forget how […]

Continue Reading

2nd Annual San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival Returns to San Diego

| May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
2nd Annual San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival Returns to San Diego

Eric Darius to Host Event Back by popular demand, the 2nd Annual San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival presented by Rainbow Promotions and Payne Pest Management returns to San Diego June 29 through July 1 at the picturesque Embarcadero Marina Park North. The festival, hosted by Eric Darius, celebrates the long-lived musical style and features a […]

Continue Reading

Picked Up Pieces from Facebook Postings

| May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich Mostly my columns are about a single subject, as the previous 161 would prove, but not this month. Let me explain: I do several postings a day on Facebook, essentially because it is my blog. Friends have suggested I have my own blog, but even if I did, it is almost certain […]

Continue Reading