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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

| October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Women. Where are we now? I’m convinced that we women are the answer to the world, that our voices are critical to the health of our communities, our country and planet. Women and power. It has been a long and not-over journey for us. When I think of the cultures on this planet who still […]

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Life with a Drip System

| October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Life with a Drip System

Most of you know that gardening is not my favorite pastime. I love flowers and produce, but their care and feeding are not my favorite activities. As a teenager, I groaned in boredom during dinner conversations about crab grass, dichondra and orchids. My parents must be laughing at me now: 19 years of writing garden […]

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Protecting Your Travel Investment

| October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

A lot of Baby Boomers have been retiring recently, and a good many of them have spent that extra time travelling. For some, that has meant hopping in a recreational vehicle and roaming the highways and byways of the Continental United States. For others, that has meant jetting off to destinations they didn’t have time […]

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Plugged In

| October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

My friend Raejean looked at her navigation screen on her Tesla and told me it’s time to plug in. We had taken a ride to Los Angeles to shop and were on our way home. Reaching San Clemente, her car gave her the information to find the nearest plug in spot and directed us to […]

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San Diego’s Homeless Scenario Brings Tension to Neighborhoods

| October 3, 2018 | 1 Comment
San Diego’s Homeless Scenario Brings Tension to Neighborhoods

Over the past several months I have been participating in meetings and efforts to address the homeless situation in various parts of urban San Diego. What is obvious is that all of us who live and work in these areas of the county are being impacted by an increasing experience with homeless people and encampments. […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Great news for the human race: public-speaking women! It used to be thought that if a woman spoke in public, she was violating the God-given nature of women. Oy. There was a time when girls were forbidden to speak in public. There are women who talk of having to practice public speaking secretly in the […]

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Local Nonprofit Fresh Start Collaborates with Chicano Federation

| August 7, 2018 | 1 Comment
Local Nonprofit Fresh Start Collaborates with Chicano Federation

Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, a local nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of disadvantaged infants, children, and teens with physical deformities through the gift of reconstructive surgery and other healthcare services, has announced a strategic collaboration with the Chicano Federation, one of San Diego’s leading social service agencies that provides empowering opportunities for our diverse […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Are you thinking what I thought? With all the pill commercials on television and the pill-filled aisles at the store, it’s no wonder I had the volume-of-death-from-disease way out of perspective. From what we are fed, you would think we are all dying of one disease or another and quite possibly in the next 30 […]

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Getting Ready for Medicare

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Medicare is the primary health insurance for U.S. citizens over 65. Unless you (or your spouse) are still working and covered by an employer-sponsored group health plan, all persons age 65 and older must sign up for Medicare to obtain health insurance. The Medicare rules are complex and can be confusing. It is important to […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Summer by the Sea We honor the sea and those who work to keep it livable and those who work to coax out its mysteries and let us in on its secrets. We honor the great force of the sea and all those who live in it and by it. Our ears hear the sea’s […]

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