PAGE 1 Escalona. Guests were cake bakers; Alice LUAU 2006, WHAT treated to dances from Kuaui, Crandall, Sharon Cook, Molakai, Tahiti, under the Patt Huff, Sally Langpap, FUN!!! sea, and a real crowd pleaser, Nancy Ogrod, Bonnie Bonnie Pickens a “slide” hula from the Pickens, Emily Musselman PIX 4,5,6,7 & 8 40’s. As “volunteers” from and Sarah Sealey. Please the crowd put forth their best forgive me if I have No security lines, no ID “hula” efforts, we were misspelled your name or checks, no disposal of reminded of how talented and neglected to mention you. Be containers with liquids were professional these young assured that your work is needed for Hidden Meadows ladies are. This is the third very much appreciated. residents as they arrived for year they have performed and their Hawaiian fantasy trip. have never failed to please Finally, a big Mahalo and The sun shone brightly, palm the crowd. Joe Bartelomei beautiful Hawaiian lei to tress swayed in the gentle was the unanimous choice of Gwen Herbert, ARO Special breeze, waves lapped against top “volunteer dancer” (see Events Director, who the ---pool (?!!!). The event picture). coordinated all of this and put was the Hidden Meadows in countless hours of work. A Area ARO sponsored Annual Throughout the evening, door job well done and much Community Luau held prize winners were appreciated! Saturday evening, August drawn. Among the lucky 19th at the Pavilion. Pat recipients were Barbara SPOOKS, Huff and Sarah Sealey Stepien, Sarah Sealey, Mike greeted guests and presented COSTUMES, Bowers, Katy Jackson, Dee them with their programs Samson, Trina Vukov, Kay TREATS AND which contained their door Manker, Alice Crandall, GAMES. prize ticket stub. Pepi Craig Cook, and Gloria Norma Stirens Lauerman sold tickets for DeMent. Mahalo to Hidden Kelly, please put this the 50-50 raffle. Meadows residents, local on 1st page realtors, ARO. and THMA Guests were put in the festive for their generous donations. party mood immediately by Kathy Stratton and her This year the 50-50 raffle committee who adorned the drawing was used to support tables in bright yellow the Deer Springs tablecloths topped by bird of Fire Safe Council and its paradise flowers in reverse 911 system that gives pineapples and colorful sea emergency information as urchins scattered about. needed to all area residents THAT ALL MEANS Hawaiian music, thanks to who sign up. Craig Cook, THAT THE "HIDDEN Gloyd Crandall, wafted Fire Safe Council President, MEADOWS" ANNUAL across the crowd as old graciously accepted over HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL friends greeted each other $300 for the Council, and AND CARNIVAL WILL and others made new friends. $300 was divided among 3 BE HELD ON OCTOBER lucky winners: Faye Elliott, 28TH AT THE PAVILION. No one could miss the Marilyn Holmes, and Carl CHECK NEXT MONTHS wonderful smell of the pork Hoffman. Mahalo for your MEADOWLARK FOR and beef cooking in the generous support. THE TIME AND barbecue pit. A gigantic SPECIAL EVENTS THAT Mahalo to the “pit crew”, And as the sun quietly WILL TAKE PLACE. Mike Richman, Greg dropped into the ocean to the SPECIAL PRIZES WILL Ogrod, and Nancy Ogrod west, our wonderful fantasy BE AWARDED FOR who took “watch” turns trip to Hawaii ended, but all BEST COSTUMES during the night and to the agreed that they looked ACCORDING TO “cookers”, Dave Johnson forward to next year’s luau. AGE....EVERYONE CAN and Dwight ENTER. Stratton. Appetites were A successful event such as ready for the Hawaiian food, this can never happen without IF YOU WOULD LIKE catered this year by L & L the “aloha spirit” of our TO BE A VOLUNTEER Hawaiian Barbeque of Hidden Meadows faithful THAT DAY, WATCH Oceanside, and no one was volunteers. In addition to FOR A PHONE NUMBER disappointed with the ample those mentioned above, they TO CALL IN THE NEXT amounts of fried rice, lunch- include: Gloria DeMent, MONTHS wagon macaroni, green salad, Jane Gorsky, Cathy MEADOWLARK..... fruit salad, Hawaiian buns, Johnson, Rob Larson, Don and of course, the delicious, Elliott and his set up crew perfectly cooked meats and (Merle Aleshire, Tom pineapple up-side down cake Francl, Frank Herbert, Ron PIX 3 (Kelly, put pix on provided by local residents. Miller, Ron Piritz, Bo 1st page, article need And the best was yet to Siedenburg, & George not be on 1st page come! The entertainment was Silides), plus numerous provided by the Halau Hula o though if not enough unnamed others who stayed Ka’eo School of Dancers, after to help with the take room). operated by Hidden down, and Faye Elliott and Meadows resident, Kelly her pineapple up-side down ANNUAL HOLIDAY D’ANGELO/CAROL Meneghini, Dale Boerrigter CRAFT FAIR CARLSON with a net 72. and Carl Wieland edging out Our QUEEN is LOIS a one stroke victory over Bill SCHEDULED GLENN with a net 79. Carlson, Don Clarke, Vern Susie Page (Picture of the Aces will Terrell and Royce Williams appear in next month’s with a 117 net score. The Hidden Meadows issue.) Annual Holiday Craft Fair First Flight has been scheduled for Saturday, October 28, 2006. 1. Rachel D’Angelo - 72 HIDDEN MEADOWS It will be held at the Meadow 2. Ellen Koury -73 GARDEN CLUB 3. Bonnie Pilgrim - 74 Lake Golf Course in the NEWS Second Flight Upper Parking Lot, from By Shirley Cail 1. Carol Carlson - 72 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM. 2. Lois Glenn - 79 PIX 9 3. Dorothy Aleshire - 81 Our Spring Fair was a huge The 2006 Hidden Meadows August 10 - Putts success and we expect this Garden Club Potluck was 1. June Boerrigter -30 one to be even better. another great success! August 17 - Better Nine 1. Susan Vasterling The celebration was attended Spaces are available for any by 28 gardeners and guests at August 3, 10, 17 - Club interested crafters. Please the Meadows Championship contact Susie Page at 751- Community Pavilion on Our CLUB CHAMPION this 4261. Space rental is $25.00 Friday, July 21st. year is RACHEL for a regular size which is 8.5 D’ANGELO with a 257. feet wide and can be up to 9 The day was another scorcher Runner up is ELLEN feet deep. Larger spaces up in the midst of our summer KOURY with a 260. to 10x10 (for canopies) are heat-wave, but the Pavilion First Flight available for $30.00. room was inviting with cool 1st gross - Pat Lloyd - 275 lst net - Bonnie Pilgrim - yellow table cloths and ample Be sure to mark your servings of wine and Ruth 220 calendars and tell your Hatch's refreshing punch. Second Flight friends. 1st gross - Carol Carlson - 326 Graced with gorgeous 1st net - Lois Glenn - 230 flowers picked fresh from MEADOW LAKE Just a reminder, our members' gardens that very WOMEN'S GOLF MEMBER afternoon, the tables were CLUB GUEST/INVITATIONAL laden with appetizers and By Glenellen Dickinson, TOURNAMENT is coming succulent main courses. Publicity Chairman up SEPTEMBER 21 so get Italian, French, and traditional American dishes PIX 13, 14 & 15 your foursome signed up for a fun day of golf. If you have were complimented with the any questions don’t hesitate delicious desserts of cakes Our hot weather is gone, but to call our Member Guest and hand-cranked ice cream what about the foggy Chairman Mary Lou cones. mornings? We live in California where not even the Aronson . This is all for now. See you The event was organized by weatherperson can predict, next month Shirley Cail, Ruth Hatch, with a great deal of accuracy, Evie & Ed Takajo, what to expect the next day. and Sue Simonson. They give us a good prediction, but leave the rest MEADOW LAKE The Hidden Meadows up to us. Have a good golfing MEN’S CLUB Garden Club welcomes new day! By Bob Winje members with gardens large July 20 - Play the Middle or small. Join us on the third 1. Harriet Meyer - 32.5 Congratulations to Dave Cox Friday of each month for fun 2. Susan Vasterling - 36 our 2006 Club Champion. outings and social gatherings. 3. Rachel D’Angelo - 36.5 Dave had a two day gross of Call Marilyn Holmes, 4. June Boerrigter/Mary 147 to beat out Lee Anson President, at 751-9660. Angel - 38 and Mark Kearns, each with July 27 - Red & Blue a 148. This was Dave’s 6th Tournament Club Championship at The Blue Team defeated the Meadow Lake H.M. GARDEN CLUB Red Team. This year the TAKES FALLBROOK Captain of the Blue Team Congratulations also to EXCURSION was Retha Meneghini and Chuck Meyer and Merle Marilyn Holmes the Captain of the Red Team Aleshire for making it to the was Dawn Jesse. Our lunch final pairing in the SCGA The H.M. Garden Club was held at the home of Senior Championship 4 Ball visited Fallbrook for their Carol Carlson. Bev Match Play consolation August event. Members DeVilbiss did a great job of round, where they were gathered at the Country Club organizing the luncheon and defeated on the 19th hole. Parking Lot for a trip to some tournament. of our favorite places in August 3 - Low Net/Aces The Multi Ball-Multi Tee Fallbrook. The first stop was Our ACES of the Month for Mixer was won by the team "The Collector" on Live Oak August are RACHEL of Dave Lay, Bob Park Road. The group was given a very informative PROTECTION PLAN Springs Road as the residents presentation by Sandy IN SHAMBLES try to outrun the flames. Youngdale. She gave a By Ira Buchalter All the above has stymied detailed history of the mining planners to come up with a of Tourmaline (the mineral The proposed 2,700-unit Fire Protection Plan that is used to produce beautiful Stonegate/Merriam not egregiously dangerous. jewelry and other objects Mountains development The County Planning d'arts). The mineral was (located at the I-15/Deer Department has not disclosed mined from the San Jacinto Springs Road intersection whether any progress has Mountains and is now and the subject of a series of been made on this insoluble nearing depletion; thus previous articles) has recently problem. However, becoming a more expensive run into difficulty in devising helicopters have been sighted item. a viable Fire Protection Plan. buzzing over Merriam The Stonegate project has a Mountains, leading to The group then crossed the serious problem with respect speculation that an drive-way to go to The to fire safety because it evacuation plan may yet be Hidden Forest Nature proposes to locate a dense proposed. With all the recent Center. The owner, Gamini urban housing development media attention given to the Ratnavira, is active in in a severely fire-hazardous fire danger of the proposed preserving species that are on mountainous area that Stonegate development the endangered list. He provides no opportunity for (including coverage by the travels extensively to help timely evacuation. This will major TV networks as well as bring animals and plants back endanger the lives of the major and local from the brink of extinction. thousands of future residents newspapers), any new Fire He has a beautiful tropical in the event of fire. Protection Plan will be garden where he nurtures Large national medical looked upon with great butterflies, insects, and water organizations that are the scrutiny. creatures. He is a very watchdogs of public health talented painter of wildlife. and safety have reviewed the He donates a portion of his proposed Stonegate WILDFIRE, OUR profits to the preservation of development and have VOTE, AND OUR plants and animals and to officially alerted the FUTURE research for the prevention of County’s Department of Peter Orner diseases in humans. What a Planning and Land Use to the wonderful family! dangers of the untried This November, we will be “shelter-in-place”strategy electing three Directors to the The next visit was to the (i.e., advising residents to Deer Springs Fire Protection Garden Center Cafe where remain confined to their District Board. The Board the group enjoyed a very homes in the event of a has apparently been able to delicious lunch on the patio wildfire). By their own handle the routine Deer surrounded by flowers and admission, Stonegate’s fire Springs Fire Protection the sound of the waterfall. experts state it will be District business without impossible to evacuate the difficulty, but times are Some members went on to project in time because of the changing. We live in a the Myrtle Creek Nursery and “extreme rate of burning” if a Wildland-Urban-Interface just browsed through the fire starts on Merriam (WUI), where wildfire is an grounds. It was on the way Mountain or adjacent areas. ever present danger, and the home anyway... If evacuation is attempted, it Board is facing new and One point of business was to will be by definition a late challenging technical issues name Stephanie McGraw as evacuation, which is the most as our WUI population an honorary life-time dangerous scenario of all. increases. If the Board is to member of the Hidden The roads will quickly decide wisely on these issues, Meadows Garden Club. become smoke-filled and the each Director must contribute Stephanie has in previous 10,000+ residents will be fresh technical insight and years been an active member exposed to the radiant energy understanding. The and now participates when of the fire as well as flames individual qualifications of she isn't busy tending her 3 and smoke inhalation. the Directors influence the acre orchard or sewing or re- The number of egress roads quality of the Board’s decorating her house. within the project will not be decisions, and thus our Stephanie is 101 years significant because of the choice of Directors is critical. old!!!! We love her. large population needing to evacuate (10,000 to 13,000 One of the very important Anyone interested in people) and the short period new issues to be considered becoming a member and of time (10 to15 minutes) by the Board is the Fire perhaps living a long and before the fire is predicted to Protection Plan (FPP) happy life as a gardener, reach the crest of the submitted by the developer of please call Marilyn at 751- mountain, according to CDF the Stonegate/Merriam 9660. scenarios. It will also not Mountain project on the west matter whether Deer Springs side of I-15, just north of Road is widened to four lanes Deer Springs Road. This PROPOSED or even six lanes (a recently project proposes a population STONEGATE promoted circulation option) density of 30+ people per PROJECT’S FIRE since there will not even be acre, which is greater than enough time to get to Deer many areas within a city. The Board listened to community A COUNTRY STORE convenience of local concerns about the FPP at A Country Store residents. their meeting on July 12, A personal account by Alex Is there a moral here? I think 2006, which was covered by Petric as told to Don Elliott so. It is the value of hard newspapers and TV. A major work and attention to detail concern was the issue of PIX 2 which my father taught me. timely evacuation versus For one thing, I don’t use a remaining inside the home My parents emigrated from computer. I keep my records (Shelter-In-Place or SIP) Yugoslavia to Gary, Indiana in my head -- it’s good during a wildfire. where I was born in 1958. discipline. After nine years there they Readers may have heard that There are many critical and moved to California, settling I recently sold the Deli. Why as yet unanswered medical in Vista where I spent my sell so successful a business? and technical questions about teen years helping my father It’s very personal, and I don’t SIP, especially in a high on a 3,000 bird egg ranch he always get the same answer population density had purchased. when I think about it -- situation. In spite of that, the With the help of my family burnout perhaps. Time will developer has presented an and a golf scholarship, I tell. FPP which proposes project- attended Arizona State The new owners, by the way, wide SIP rather than University, graduating in are Ned Radjenovich and evacuation as a primary 1981. Deciding to try my family. I expect they will wildfire survival hand in business, in 1984 I continue in the same strategy. Because of the started “The Egg Market” in tradition. I wish them every possibly very rapid spread of Vista, a spin-off from my success. wildfire, the developer has father’s ranch. The flock Finally, I would like to thank said that evacuation may be grew rather quickly to some all my customers for their impossible. The developer’s thirty thousand birds and support over the years. It has proposals may change; it is ideas of a different sort were been my pleasure to serve obvious that the Board has maturing in my head, ideas them. important work ahead. which eventually took the form of a convenience store At their June 14, 2006 in an out-of-the way place HIDDEN MEADOWS meeting, the Board heard a called Hidden Meadows. ELECTION presentation of SIP, and was Looking back, it was a no Tom Francl provided written brainer. Hidden Meadows documentation and offered a planned community The Hidden Meadows references. When SIP and of some 500 home-sites Community Foundation is evacuation were again situated around a twelve-year sponsoring the first ever presented to the Board at old, 18 hole golf course and election of an Honorary their July 12th meeting, the not a retail outlet within six Mayor of Hidden Board responded that they miles (discounting the small Meadows. "We are growing were not sufficiently familiar strip mall on Country Club up as a community" stated with SIP, and would have to Lane)! Besides, people were Joyce Larson, president of study it. They had initially starting to buy acreage lots to the Foundation. "It is time indicated that adequacy of the north of the Covenent as that we had our own mayor, evacuation routes was not the original plan came to be albeit an honorary one." their responsibility, but later known. Just four years after The election rules are simple: indicated they would have to opening “The Egg Market”, I study that as well. Each sold it and opened the Any resident of HM can run individual Director must be Meadows Deli Market in for mayor: man, woman, or capable of and interested in 1988 and it has been a child. studying these technical success from the start. issues, and must understand Conceptually and in practice, Anybody, regardless of the issues and ramifications I have managed the Deli where they live or work, can well enough to wisely according to my perception vote for their favorite evaluate the FPP. of a country store, i.e., a candidate. conveniently nearby place It is clear that the technical where one can satisfy an Each vote costs one dollar problems of the immediate need while staving which is tax deductible. Stonegate/Merriam Mountain off a trip to Vons. This calls project have presented for a broad inventory stocked Candidates are nominated serious new challenges to the in small quantities. I tried to when they receive their first Board. As our WUI do that. Want a quick lunch? vote. population increases, there I sold over 100 sandwiches a will be other, more difficult day. Want a soda or a beer? All votes must be cast by technical challenges. This Get one at the Deli. Are you 6:00 PM on November 4th at November, we must carefully paying over three dollars a Oktoberfest. choose the individual gallon for gas? A 12-mile Directors with the principles round trip to Vons will The person with the most and qualifications best suited probably use a half-gallon. votes will become the to meet these new challenges. Instead, get it at the Deli. honorary mayor for one year. Simply stated, the Deli is a country store, here for the The runner up will become the vice mayor. This election is the At the September meeting of Merriam Mountains politician's dream. You are the Hidden Meadows (proposed by NNP-Stonegate encouraged to vote early Community Sponsor Group, Merriam LLC) is a master AND often. There is no limit scheduled for September 28th planned community proposed to the number of votes you at 7:00 PM at the Pavilion, to be located on 2,327 acres can cast or who you vote the community is invited to northwest of the intersection for. Candidates are participate in formulating of Deer Springs Road and encouraged to buy their ideas for a Park/Recreation Interstate 15. The community neighbor's votes with facility for the Hidden plan was developed with persuasion, favors, or cutting Meadows area. conservation as its guiding their lawn. Candidates are principle – more than 80% of even encouraged to challenge What Should Our Park Be? the land will be preserved as one another with side bets but permanent open space to it is hoped that these "bets" Where should it be? What protect important natural are donated to the facilities should it have? Ball terrain and habitat. Merriam Foundation. field? Basketball? Skate Mountains includes 2,700 Park? Gardens? homes of varying types that This position has no power or Exercise/stretch stations? will be affordable to a range taxing capabilities but is a Picnic area, Kiddie park? of income levels. We feel that great ego trip. The Mayor Native plant exhibit? You the community provides a will represent the community can see that the choices are number of benefits to the at events throughout the year many, and since this is to be surrounding community and taking full advantage of your facility, your input is to North County, as a whole, his/her position. This is a really needed. including: good job for an extrovert, More than 1,900 acres of even quiet ones. Our Park Money permanent open space Over the past 20 years every consisting of habitat preserve, Candidates are encouraged to new home built in our area natural parks and fire control nominate themselves to get has contributed a fee of $800 buffers; things started. All active into a County Park and A wide range of housing candidates will be invited to Recreation fund. This fund is options to help address the submit campaign statements available for acquiring and ongoing housing shortage in to be published in the developing a public San Diego County; October Meadowlark. recreational facility for the 12 miles of trails and 33 Hidden Meadows area. parks, including a 10-acre All votes must be submitted Obviously the fund has community park with ball to George Silides, 10974 grown to a substantial fields and a recreation center; Rim Rd., Escondido, amount, and we are looking 10-acre neighborhood 92026. Checks are to be for good ideas for a commercial center including made payable to the "Hidden Park/Recreational project a grocery store, restaurants Meadows Community now. and other neighborhood Foundation" and must shops; and include documentation as to A Hidden Meadows Significant improvements to whom you are voting for. All Community Sponsor Group local roads and streets, votes are tax deductible as subcommittee has been including Deer Springs Road the Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) formed at the August meeting and the I-15/Deer Springs corporation. to organize and develop the interchange. community’s input on this We recognize that a project A tally of votes is available important and exciting of this size does not come on the community web site, project. Bring your ideas and without impacts, and that www.HiddenMeadows.US. concerns to the meeting and these impacts must be Remember, vote early, vote make this project the best we addressed. The project is often, and vote for yourself! can for our community. currently undergoing a Oktoberfest is coming. thorough environmental November may seem like a review to determine what long time off and also a weird LETTERS TO THE impacts could result and what month to hold an Oktoberfest EDITOR measures must be taken to but technically correct. This mitigate for them. The Draft year's fest will be held at the RE: “Fire catastrophe Environmental Impact Report Pavilion on the evening of looms with proposed (EIR) is expected to be November 4th and the Stonegate development,” available for public review highlight of the evening will and “Stonegate traffic,” and comment at the end of be the election of our June 2006 this year. Honorary Mayor. Join us for By Joe Perring The two issues raised by Mr. outstanding German cuisine Buchalter and Mr. Francl – and a rollicking good time. I recently read the above fire safety and traffic – are referenced articles by Ira two of the most important Buchalter and Tom Francl, issues being studied in the HOW DOES A NEW and would like to take the EIR. We share our neighbors’ concerns about these issues, PARK HERE IN THE opportunity to respond and and believe that it is our MEADOWS SOUND? provide up-to-date obligation to mitigate the Merle Aleshire information on the Merriam Mountains project. project’s impacts for not only the existing residents, but the people who will live in our community. Merriam year (the most recent to the Deer Springs Fire Mountains provides an numbers available), this Protection District for opportunity to make long amounted to $762,800, or approval. overdue improvements in about half of what will be FACT: Mr. Asaro serves as both of these areas. provided annually from President of the Board of With respect to fire safety, Merriam Mountains. Directors of the Deer Springs our objective is to create the Of equal importance to fire Fire Protection District. most fire-safe community in safety is ensuring that the FACT: Mr. Asaro has San Diego County. To road network surrounding actively participated in Fire accomplish this goal, Merriam Mountains functions Board discussions and Merriam Mountains well. It is no secret that Deer activities involving the incorporates fire safety Springs Road west of I-15 Stonegate project since 2004 measures that far exceed and the Deer Springs/I-15 (documentation available). those required by any of the Interchange are currently Therefore, Mr. Asaro has a numerous regulations (Deer operating at unacceptable conflict of interest. Springs Fire Protection levels during busy traffic FACT: On May 31, 2006, District, County and State) times. In the draft documents Mr. Asaro (who is an elected governing fire safety for submitted to the County, we government official) stated existing and new have committed to widening that he would not meet with developments, including: Deer Springs Road to 4 lanes community members Fire control buffers around from I-15 to Twin Oaks concerned about the fire all development areas Valley Road and to widening dangers of the Stonegate ranging from 150 to 225 feet the I-15 Bridge to 6 project. providing protection for all lanes. These improvements An elected government structures equal to double the will ensure that the roads will official should be responsive flame length predicted by the function well for existing and to the concerns of his Fire Behavior Prediction and future residents. constituents. Fuel Modeling System These and other important FACT: On May 31, 2006, (BEHAVE) developed by the issues will be addressed Mr. Asaro stated that the U. S. Forest Service; thoroughly in the EIR, and developers had satisfied the All homes will be equipped we encourage residents of Fire District’s requirements with automatic fire sprinkler Hidden Meadows and other (when they had not), that systems; surrounding communities to project approval was Enhanced fire resistive review it and provide imminent, and that further construction materials and comments. We are also community input was not fire safe landscaping will be happy to meet with anyone wanted. The community, used for all buildings and who wishes to discuss the wanted or not, researched and landscaped areas; project in more detail. For analyzed Stonegate’s Fire No wood-burning fireplaces more information or to Protection Plan and will be permitted; and schedule a presentation, demonstrated that it was Deer Springs Road and the I- please call 760-510-5911. unsafe. This Plan is now 15/Deer Springs Road Joe Perring, Project again under revision. Interchange will be widened, Manager An elected government improving access for fire NNP-Stonegate Merriam, official should be responsive equipment and evacuation LLC. to the concerns of and input routes for existing and future from his constituents. residents. The development of Merriam SETTING THE BUS SERVICE TO Mountains will provide a RECORD HIDDEN MEADOWS substantial interruption in the “STRAIGHTER” John Meyer existing native fuels and By Madelyn Buchalter increased access to the area This is written as a comment for the fire department. These to the thoughtful article by (This is in response to the measures will decrease the Don Elliott, headed 1,381-word article by Frank potential for an uncontrolled L. Asaro in the August “Somebody oughta do fire spreading to adjacent Meadowlark entitled “Setting something!” in the August communities. Meadowlark. Having been the Record Straight”) In addition to these measures, (and still am) engaged in the FACT: Mr. Asaro is on we will be paying an transportation industry for retainer as the General estimated one-time $2.9 almost 4 decades, I could not Counsel to the Building million mitigation fee and agree more with some of the Industry Association. He also approximately $1.5 million points he raised pertaining to serves as an Information annually to the Deer Springs energy consumption and Ambassador and a Legal Fire Protection District. The renewable sources. Action Committee Member. District can use this money to Stonegate Development and make capital improvements, As such, I dislike putting a Newland Communities are purchase additional damper on his enthusiasm for members of the Building equipment and pay ongoing bus service to Hidden Industry Association. personnel costs. For Meadows which is just an FACT: Stonegate and comparison purposes, it is unattainable dream at this Newland are the developers interesting to note that in time. of the Merriam Mountains 2004 residents voted to tax project proposed in our themselves to provide As of late, our Transit District. These developers revenue for the fire District unfortunately has have submitted their project district. In the 2004-05 fiscal been putting all of its these meetings so we had the tests go well and SDG&E resources in such ventures as plenty of time to cover finds an economic the Sprinter, a grossly problems members brought justification for forging mismanaged project, and to the table. The synergy we ahead. rapidly gaining nationwide find in these round-table notoriety for delays and cost problem-solving sessions is overruns. Their policies have very rewarding. It happens resulted in ever dwindling that most issues exhibit bus services and constant fare symptoms familiar to one or HIDDEN MEADOWS increases, both being major more of the other members MARATHON factors in declining ridership present, and remedies flow BRIDGE 2006-2007 even in those areas were it from the group one piece at a Arline Kennedy has been effective. To believe time. The specific problem is that NCTD funds would be attacked first. Then some of Hidden Meadows Marathon made available to run even a the more experienced hands Bridge is now taking sign-ups minimal service to our broaden the discussion to for the 2006-2007 season. community in the near future illustrate the underlying Marathon Bridge has been a is simply not realistic. structure or history behind popular event in the the problem. The personal Meadows that has been What can be done to make computer industry has ongoing for decades. All this agency more responsive evolved so rapidly that levels of bridge players are and responsible? knowing what happened in welcome and this is how it earlier generations has great works. Every player selects a As a first step, we should call relevance to solving today’s partner (spouse or friend) for upon our legislative problems. Everybody gains a series of in-home games. representatives to overhaul from this environment. the District, replacing the Hooray! We gained a new By December, players are Directors (appointed by their member at each of these last given their “flights” and respective cities and to whom two meetings. entertain half the other pairs transportation is not a priority one at a time in their home item) with directly elected Today is Meadowlark and are entertained by the officials who could be held deadline day for the other half. The play starts in accountable for a proper September issue and our January and concludes in balance and distribution of August meeting occurs this May. It is regular contract services between the various evening. So we will cover bridge play, 25 hands with transportation modes in tonight’s meeting in the the same partner, and the North County. October issue. winning team is the one with the biggest total of wins. Secondly, all construction However, I expect that Arline and Bob Kennedy efforts should be handed over tonight we will have a lively will keep a tabulation of the to agencies like SANDAG or discussion concerning scores. There will be winners Caltrans where the staff is broadband access for those of in each flight. much better equipped to deal us outside the Cox Cable with it on a cost-effective and coverage area.. Earlier this Then in June, there is a play- professional basis. month the Federal off between flight winners John Meyer, Hidden Communications and all players end the Meadows Commission reaffirmed its marathon at a gala potluck (Meyer is a partner in the stance in favor of broadband- dinner at The Pavilion, Mobility Advancement over-power-line (BPL) complete with prizes for Group and North County technology. FCC Chairman all. New pairs are invited to representative on the Kevin Martin stated, “This join. Please call Arline at Independent Transnet technology holds great 751-3521 for more Oversight Committee) promise as a ubiquitous information. broadband solution that would offer a viable To sign up, just send your alternative to cable, digital check for $15 per team to HIDDEN MEADOWS subscriber line (DSL), fiber, Bob and Arline Kennedy, COMPUTER CLUB and wireless (satellite, for 28625 Mountain Meadow instance) broadband NEWS Road solutions.” It was further Bo Siedenburg declared that providers have the right to provide data STOLEN LICENSE Hidden Meadows Computer access using power Club has met twice since our transmission lines. PLATE WARNING last report; once on June 19 Submitted by Ana Sevetch San Diego Gas And Electric and again on July 17. Our plans to launch a small pilot meetings are regularly A woman said her son found project in September to scheduled for the third his license plate missing so provide broadband access Monday of each month and he called the police to file a over its power lines. typically convene at 7:00 PM report. They told him people However, this will not be at the Hidden Meadows were stealing the plates to get available to the general Pavilion. free gas. Given the rise in gas public initially as its intended prices, people have taken to purpose is to experiment There was no prepared stealing license plates, under closely controlled presentation for either of putting them on their car, conditions at first. Let’s hope then getting gas and running. Real bad stuff in a as it turns out the chip is an The gas station will have neighborhood is a seemingly excellent means of recovery "your" license plate # and uncaring neighbor that lets for your horse. In fact it’s you could be in trouble for his trees grow uncontrolled darn near mandatory in the "pump and run." until they block the views of event of an evacuation. It also his or her other neighbors. serves as positive Check your car periodically One is all it takes, and the identification, and a proof of to be sure you still have a whole street suffers. Does ownership which is plate. If you should find it this happen only on some transferable in the event of a missing, file a report streets, or does it happen sale. The equine chip is immediately!!! often in the Meadows? A recorded in a national better question is, why should database called HorseTrac™. Keep an eye on your license it happen at all? One way or HorseTrac™ is relatively plate! Make sure you always another, dear reader, I would new on the microchip scene, know it's there! like to know. and is dedicated to equine George Silides recovery. It provides a Mine was stolen this number of services not found weekend and I have no idea with the other small-pet type when! The lady at the COULD A of registry database services. revenue office said that they It is based however on the MICROCHIP SAVE have replaced several license same principle; registering plates since gas prices have YOUR HORSE’S and connecting you and your been so high. LIFE? horse to a unique 10-digit By Rod Chapin number that is permanently People are stealing them, imbedded in the animal. This putting them on their vehicles In the event of an evacuation, number can be used for horse to go buy gas and driving off your horse could end up in events and registrations, without paying! When the one of the large temporary health and breeding records, license plate is reported as holding facilities similar to DNA tracking, and proof of the "drive off vehicle", it's the ones that were set up blood-line when purchasing YOU they contact! Be aware! during the Paradise fire. or selling. But most http://www.snopes.com/autos These facilities in some cases importantly it can be used to /theft/gastheft.asp held hundreds of horses, most identify and recover your of which were unidentified. It horse in the event that it is was up to the owners to stolen, lost, or evacuated search the facilities and try to during an emergency. GOOD THINGS-BAD find their horse in and among In the past there were issues THINGS the hundreds of others. There such as compatibility of By George Silides were cases during that fire in different readers not reading which owners, whose horses all types of chips, and there In every neighborhood there were evacuated, took months was concern that the chip, are good things, big and little, to recover them all. In other over time, would move that make it a pleasure to live cases, due to fatigue, stress, around under the skin and not there. Like quiet, pleasant filthiness and sometimes be found. But that has largely streets with slow traffic, and burns, owners walked right been worked out with the paths to walk on. Like past their horse, not being current multi-chip readers, stopping and visiting with able to identify it. and the chip is now made neighbors on the way, petting When most people think with materials that allow it to dogs being taken for a walk, about a microchip for pets, “bond” to the subcutaneous exchanging news. Like you they think a high-tech tool structure to stay in place. A and your neighbors, trimming used to help a lost dog or cat chip also cannot fall off like a your trees each year to find its way back home. A collar or get blurry like a preserve each other’s views. microchip in this case is a tattoo or freeze mark. It truly Not because you are forced rice-grain sized transponder is the best and cheapest to, but because it simply is that is painlessly inserted investment you can make to the right thing to do. under the skin. It is a assure your pet’s safe return. permanent ID that positively As mentioned earlier, a horse Sometimes, there are not-so- identifies the pet and cannot does not typically wander off nice things, big and little, that be changed. When a shelter and leave a fretting owner spoil such pleasures. Some finds a lost pet, they scan for waiting for the call from a spoil it just a little, some the chip with a special device shelter or some other Good more. Little bad stuff is that reads the number Samaritan. Most likely it will people’s noise, a yippy dog, electronically off the chip. end up in some far off or dog poop on the walking They then call a special holding facility or worse yet path. hotline to get the owners a processing plant. And if it information and call the ends up in some place like Bigger bad stuff is loose owner to come down and that, what is stopping her dogs, almost as bad as pick up their lost pet. from being processed, grouchy people. When it comes to a horse or claimed by someone else, or Fortunately for us here in other large outdoor pet, not sold off to an unsuspecting Hidden Meadows, this little many people really think buyer. Your horse can look bad stuff does not come what benefit a chip could like dollar signs to an often. And if it does, it passes possibly perform. After all, a uncaring soul, --someone quickly. horse doesn’t just wander off who does not have the same and end up in a shelter. Well, love, affection, or bond that you share with your large SPECIAL EVENTS food drive in the fall, nearer animal. FROM GWEN to Thanksgiving. And, if you The chip can change all that. By Gwen Herbert should see Brad Van Horn, Horse thieves know that a GM of the Meadow Lake micro chipped horse can be Golf Course, please be sure tracked, and they avoid them to tell him how much we at all costs. Slaughter houses appreciate his letting me scan all horses that come in “camp out” in the clubhouse and they cannot accept a lobby for the day every time micro chipped horse. There we do this. Many thanks. are horse recovery networks such as Stolen Horse Welk Musical Theatre International that work to get “My Way” A Musical lost and stolen horses back to Tribute to Frank Sinatra their owners. It is very If you loved Sinatra’s music difficult to reunite a horse you won’t want to miss this with an owner without a solid Hidden Meadows Area show – they’re doing FIFTY- form of identification. These ARO Annual Community SIX (56) songs!!! ARO has organizations work directly Luau blocked 30 seats @ $35 each with HorseTrac™. One of the best parts of for the October 22nd Sunday HorseTrac™ is actually putting on a community event Matinee (performance only). proactive. Once the owner is the camaraderie you We have 25 confirmed reports their horse lost or experience when working reservations and 3 tentative stolen, HorseTrac™ goes to together to make it happen, reservations. If you’d like to work. They put the horse on and this event was truly go too, but you haven’t made the “hot list” and start calling special. So many individuals your reservation, hurry while all the facilities around the contributed to the success of there’s still time to request country, informing local this SOLD OUT event. For additional seats. Don’t delay authorities and organizations many, it was not their first – call Gwen Herbert @ 751- of your lost horse. In the effort, but several fearless 1857 today! event of a disaster like flood “newbies” jumped in to help or fire, they work side-by- out too. To each & every one Welk Christmas Show side with evacuation officials I’d like to express my sincere If you think you’ve “been to help displaced horses. appreciation for your there, done that”, please They will also have a website generosity of spirit, whether remember that each Welk set up during the disaster it was time, money, Christmas Show is a where people can get info creativity, ingenuity, or just different, unique show and and post lost animals. plain hard work – I thank you they are always enjoyable Another thing to consider is one & all. For myself, and family oriented. Because that the Deer Springs Large sharing the tasks with old this is a very popular event at Animal Evacuation friends while making new Welk, seats tend to go Committee owns a chip friends too, made this one of quickly as the holidays scanner, and has a database our best Special Events yet. approach. ARO has blocked for storing animal I’ll look forward to working 20 seats @ $45 for the information which will be with you again – and to December 3rd Sunday able to help our local large making even more new Matinee (performance only). animal owners with tracking friends with the next event. If you’d like to go, please call and recovery if an event Hidden Meadows Summer Gwen Herbert @ 751-1857. should arise. Food Drive ARO Cookbooks Please consider joining us for the upcoming Large Animal Thank you Hidden Yes, we still have Microchip Clinic on Meadows. cookbooks for sale! September 9th. At the event Our one-day food drive on If you’ve never seen the we will also be taking digital Saturday, August 5th, was a Hidden Meadows photos of all the animals for true success -- in only five Community Cookbook, the owner’s records and to hours (9AM til 3PM) we Millennium Edition then you add to our database. As a side received 400 pounds of non- may not realize what a great note, anyone who already has perishable food for value it is. Originally $12.50, their animal chipped and is Escondido Interfaith Council. now only $5.00 while not enrolled in HorseTrac, They were so thankful; it quantities last. It has a hard don’t panic we can get you seems that August is one of cover, 3-ring binder format enrolled with your current the worst months of the year with color dividers & lots of chip for a small fee. for food donations and they great tips for both novice & Advanced sign-up is were in dire straits. This was veteran cooks, and 300 tried required. Call either Rod the first time we’ve held a & true recipes from your Chapin at 760-415-3398 or food drive in mid-summer, Hidden Meadows friends & Georgia Herman 760-855- but we needn’t have been neighbors. There must be 1641. Visit the Deer Springs concerned because you someone you know who Fire Safe Council's website wonderful residents of would appreciate a great gift for more information or to Hidden Meadows came like this -- and you’ll be sign up on through as you always do. supporting your community line: www.deerspringsfiresaf Please watch your with each purchase. To ecouncil.com. Meadowlark for the date, but arrange to pick up your the plan is to hold the next cookbooks, call Gwen Herbert at 751-4095. Please make checks payable to an evening of extraordinary FRIENDS OF NIKI’S, pieces ARO/Cookbook. talent featuring the young from the private collection of musicians of the SAN Niki de Saint Phalle, SAVE THE DATE DIEGO YOUTH including Tinguely and ARO “Toys for Tots” Event, SYMPHONY. The Calder, and in the third Saturday morning, December Symphony will celebrate its gallery there is a delightful 9th 60th Anniversary with exhibit of decorated suitcases Think TOYS… Think special appearances by from Sophie’s Gallery, MARINES… Think MICHAEL VISCARDI, entitled, PASSAGEWAYS, FOOD… Think FUN… and pianist and TINA GUO, LIFE’S JOURNEY. Visit this watch your Meadowlark for cellist. Mr Viscardi will be exhibit through October 1. more information about being entering Harvard University The California Center for the part of this upcoming event. at the age of 17 in September Arts, Escondido offers so ARO 2007 Events and will make a special trip much and there are so many I’ve been giving some to San Diego for this October ways for you to participate. thought to events & programs performance. Miss Guo is a There is a special opportunity for next year and would rising star who played with due to a recent grant that has sincerely appreciate your the San Diego Youth been received. Between now feedback about this year’s Symphony and is now at and December your new events and your input about UCLA. membership of $250 and what you’d like to do next The event includes a pre- above, or an upgrade of your year. Please be thinking performance wine tasting in current $1,000 membership, about this and let me know the Center’s Museum and a will be matched by a over the next few post-performance reception CHALLENGE GRANT from weeks. Please send emails to and dinner. At the conclusion THE PARKER email@example.com. of the dinner there will be a FOUNDATION. Become a special performance by the new member or upgrade your MINI TENORS. The Center current membership by LIFE AT THE continues to promote the December of 2006 and have CENTER talented youth of our region, your money doubled! The and all funds raised from this Center is most grateful for PIX 1 important event will ensure this opportunity to receive DeAnna LoCoco further development of these matching funds from THE Member programs. Contact Tina PARKER FOUNDATION CCAE Board of Trustees Inscoe, Director of Individual once again. Giving and Special Events at Life at The Center is thriving Life at the California Center 839-6312 for the full Season and always full of for the Arts, Escondido is in Fund Raiser package, or the action. EXTRA! EXTRA! full swing ready to usher in Ticket Office, 1-800-988- HOT OFF THE the new 2006-2007 4253 for individual concert WIRES! KRIS performing arts season, “FOR tickets. KRISTOFFERSON HAS THE FUN OF IT”. The first Wells Fargo Bank continues JUST BEEN BOOKED! performance is Friday, its most generous gift to the Mark your calendars for September 22, with LEANN community of FIRST Friday, November 17 and get RIMES. WEDNESDAYS. This year your tickets! And the beat September also brings KID’S the First Wednesday series goes on at CCAE, the “Jewel NIGHT OUT which features expands to two performances, of the North a delightful new musical one at 4 p.m and another at County”… Come and join in based on “Luann”, the comic 7p.m., in The Center the fun!. For information call strip. “LUANN – SCENES Theater. These FREE the Ticket Office at 1-800- FROM A TEEN’S LIFE” concerts are on a first come- 988-4253 or go online at will be in The Center Theater first served basis so arrive www.artcenter.org. See you on Friday, Saturday, and early! September 6 kicks off at The Center! Sunday, September 15, 16 the new season with and 17. On September 30, a world premiere performance TAPSOUNDS, great music PADRES AND of ALONZO KING’S LINES and incredible dancing! LITERACY The Center Museum opened BALLET debuts in The PROGRAM its new exhibit coinciding Concert Hall. All tickets are Gloria DeMent with LUANN, the musical, on sale through the Ticket on July 29. LUANN AND Office at 1-800-988-4253, or Stoney and Gloria DeMent FRIENDS: COMIC online at www.artcenter.org. have been Hidden Meadows FAMILIES. The newspaper CCAE’s new season will be a residents for seventeen years comic strip has the uncanny heady year of varietal and service providers for the ability to mimic our presentations. Music San Diego Council on lives. This unique exhibition, spectrumming from classical Literacy for much of that featuring the work of Greg to Japanese drumming to jazz time as Literacy Directors for Evans, Dean Young, Marcus and voice, dance, The Dyslexia Foundation and Hamilton, Pat Brady, Cathy performance art, drama, and founders of Language Guisewhite and Charles humor, all, FOR THE FUN Literacy Link, (LLL) non- Shultz, addresses the theme OF IT! The first classical profit organizations. They of familial relationships as entry of the new season is on have been full portrayed in all its various, Sunday, October 1, with our time volunteers for 22 years. and sometimes embarrassing, 12th SEASON OPENING LLL has a newly formed forms. In the large gallery FUND RAISER. This will be chapter based in North there is a display of County Inland where COME GRILL THE COME AND meetings are often held at the CANDIDATE WATERCOLOR Escondido Library Annex for By JoAnn Pineau Pam Brasel parents, preschool teachers, PIX 10 care-givers, Watercolor classes will be professionals and any starting again on Sept. 5th. Laurel Nicholson, a friend persons who have an infant to The classes are at the and neighbor in Hidden preschool aged child in their Pavilion from 12:00 to 3:00 Meadows, is in the race for lives. The focus is on the each Tuesday. If you have State Assembly to represent importance of early oral painted before or have any the 66th District which language development desire to do watercolor, includes Hidden Meadows. necessary for future reading please come and join this fun Hear Laurel’s positions and and academic success group of painters. We do take this opportunity to vent through talking, interaction have a planned lesson for and be heard. and easy daily activities that anyone that wants, or just will prepare a child to start paint what you like with school. assistance and critique. Feel Where and When: October 14th, 1:00pm- free to call if you have any The San Diego Council on questions. Pam (760) 751- 3:00pm at the Meadows Literacy (SDCOL) has a very 9709 Pavilion. special event planned with the Padres who are hosting a game with the Arizona Wine and cheese will be served. WE COME IN ALL Diamondbacks. SIZES AND SHAPES WHEN: Tuesday, September JoAnn Pineau 19, 2006 at PETCO Park at 7 More than almost any other PIX 16 p.m. Each SDCOL service office, State Assembly affects provider is asked to sell 50 our day to day lives by See for yourself Wednesday tickets for this event because, passing legislation on taxes, and Friday at 9:00AM at the the evening activities will education, our environment, HMCC Pavilion. At the end include an effort to beat the the economy, health, and of September our winter Guiness Book of public safety, and much exercise program will begin Records regarding how many more. at the Pavilion. We come in thousand people read out all sizes and shapes and laugh loud at the same time. Before Laurel started her own about it! Participants will be given a small business, she worked as text to read for five minutes, a senior executive at a Come join us for an all all together. This will help publicly-traded Fortune-500 around exercise workout. bring attention to the Company. Laurel Our instructor will have serious illiteracy problem in understands business and recommendations for any San Diego County, sound business practices. special problems you may Married for 34 years, Laurel highlighting solutions that are have. - all the do’s and don’ts available. The Dyslexia and her husband Don have to help you with whatever it Foundation has 51 seats in a three grown children. is you need to work on. section together and needs to fill them with people who The 66th Assembly District Terri Wedeking is certified will enjoy saying, "I was includes Hidden Meadows, for everything in exercise and there when the Guiness Book Valley Center, Fallbrook, teaches at all the athletic of Records was broken!" Rainbow, Bonsall and Julian clubs in Escondido; (We hope and pray the in San Diego County. Escondido Athletic Club, attempt will be successful!) Hugging the I-15, it also YMCA, Iceplex, etc. Terri In any case, it will be fun to includes large sections of has a program that try! Riverside County including incorporates a number of the cities of Temecula, athletic routines to exercise COST: Only $12 per seat. Murrieta, Lake Elsinore and all essential parts of your Call Stoney or Gloria at 751- parts of Riverside. body. 1127 for tickets. Don't miss Shelter-in-Place, Liberty this important and We’ve been in the pool all excitement-filled evening! Quarry, Sunrise Power Line, summer and will move to the Checks can be made out to traffic, education, taxes, Pavilion for classes as soon the San Diego Council on aren’t you looking for as the weather is too cool. Literacy or The Dyslexia common sense solutions? Last year we lasted until Foundation. Any profits early October. Come join us made will go to community Come, have a congenial glass Wednesdays and Fridays at programs. You can enjoy the of wine, and let’s talk the Hidden Meadows events and help others at the politics! Community Center Pavilion. same time! Bring a mat or towel and COME SIT WITH US! wear comfortable clothing. Call JoAnn Pineau for details and an estimated start date for the fall program, 749-1796. Come join us, we come in all sizes and shapes. THOUGHT FOR Q. WHAT HAPPENS TO ancestors had come to the TODAY.... YOUR BODY AS YOU New World in the Norma Stirens AGE? seventeenth century, from the A. WHEN YOU GET OLD, small island of Ile THIS YEAR HAS GONE SO DO YOUR VOWELS D’Yeu off the southwest BY VERY QUICKLY AND AND YOU GET coast of France. The four of WITH THE START OF A INTERCONTINENTAL. us (Wayne and his Dottie, me NEW SCHOOL YEAR and my Dot) decided to ALMOST HERE, I WENT Q. WHAT HAPPENS TO A check this out. So off we THROUGH MY FILES BOY WHEN HE REACHES went, from late April to mid- AND FOUND THIS EMAIL PUBERTY? May this past spring. That SENT TO ME BY A A. HE SAYS GOODBYE season, we found out, was the FRIEND...IT IS VERY TO HIS BOYHOOD AND perfect time frame for seeing APPROPRIATE AND LOOKS FORWARD TO rural France. All was in TIMELY...HOPE YOU HIS ADULTERY. glorious bloom. Sunshine WILL ALL ENJOY THESE aplenty during the day, and QUESTIONS AND Q. HOW ARE THE MAIN cool nights all the way. ANSWERS, AND WILL PARTS OF THE BODY SHARE WITH YOUR CATEGORIZED (i.e The diesel fueled Volvo CHILDREN..... abdomen)? station wagon we rented in A. THE BODY IS Paris proved to be the ideal CHILDREN'S SCIENCE CONSISTED INTO THREE auto for the long trip. Plenty EXAM.... PARTS..THE BRAINIUM, of room for four plus THE BORAX, AND baggage. It was very Q. NAME THE FOUR ABDOMINAL CAVITY. comfortable, and great fuel SEASONS. THE BRAINIUM economy. A. SALT, PEPPER, CONTAINS THE BRAIN; MUSTARD AND THE BORAX CONTAINS We first drove south from VINEGAR. THE HEART AND LUNGS, Paris to Orleans. Thence AND ABDOMINAL westward, through the Q. EXPLAIN ONE OF THE CAVITY CONTAINS THE beautiful countryside of the PROCESSES BY WHICH FIVE BOWELS, A.E.I.O. Loire Valley, to Fromentine WATER CAN BE MADE AND U. on the coast, southwest of SAFE TO DRINK. Nantes, where we took the A. FLIRTATION MAKES Q. WHAT IS THE FIBULA? twice daily ferry to Ile WATER SAFE TO DRINK A. A SMALL LIE=20 D’Yeu. All on rural roads, BECAUSE IT REMOVES never the freeway (National LARGE POLLUTANTS Q. GIVE THE MEANING Highway). On the way we LIKE GRIT, SAND, DEAD OF THE TERM' visited chateaux, including SHEEP AND CANOEISTS. "CAESAREAN SECTION' Chambord, Chenenceau and A. THE CAESAREAN Amboise, saw ancient Q.HOW IS DEW FORMED? SECTION IS A DISTRICT villages and farms, drank lots A. THE SUN SHINES IN ROME. of good wine and filled up on DOWN ON THE LEAVES delicious seafood. George AND MAKES THEM Q. WHAT DOES THE and Wayne concentrated on PERSPIRE. WORD BENIGN MEAN? mussels -- several hundred of them. Sometimes they Q. HOW CAN YOU A. BENIGN IS WHAT YOU switched to fresh oysters DELAY MILK TURNING WILL BE AFTER YOU BE instead. The cuisine was SOUR? EIGHT. good, the bread plentiful and A. KEEP IT IN THE COW. superb. THE MEADOW Q. WHAT CAUSES THE TRAVELERS Our four relaxed days on the TIDES IN THE OCEAN? Editor’s note: We want Ile D’Yeu exposed us to the A. THE TIDES ARE A pictures of your travels to slow life of a small fishing FIGHT BETWEEN THE share with the readers. community off the mainland. EARTH AND THE MOON. Please e-mail your pictures We walked everywhere, or ALL WATER TENDS TO to: firstname.lastname@example.org , took the bus through or FLOW TOWARDS THE or send pictures (they will be around the island. Eleven MOON, BECAUSE THERE returned) to: Sally Langpap minutes got us to the IS NO WATER ON THE 28218 Glenmeade Way, other side. Wayne did his MOON, AND NATURE Escondido, Ca. 92026. genealogical research, HATES A VACUUM. I Please give a brief assisted by Dot, at the City FORGOT WHERE THE description of your Hall in Joinsville and at the SUN JOIN IN THE THIS destination. hamlet of St. Sauveur. We FIGHT. left the island with some of the information we had come TOOLIN’ AROUND Q. WHAT ARE STEROIDS? for, but also with a lot of FRANCE fresh seafood and wine inside A. THINKS FOR KEEPING By George Silides & Dot us, plus happy memories. CARPETS STILL ON THE STAIRS. Perry PIX 11 & 12 Returning to the mainland we drove north over the Our neighbor, Wayne St.Nazaire Bridge, and Fontaine, discovered that his through Brittany, towards the Allied invasion sites along light dessert to enjoy on those MISCELLANEOUS the Normandy Coast. Our last few warm evenings. FOR SALE route took us to St. Malo, the ancient battlements of CALIFORNIA Cherbourg, the monastery at GINGERED FRUIT Bar Stools Light maple with back (looks Mont St. Michel, and to SALSA SUNDAES like a tall chair). $50 for Bayeux. From Bayeux, St. Submitted by Mike each bar stool. Phone 751- Mere Eglise and vicinity, we visited the invasion sites Hammer 0480. along the Normandy Beach, several museums and 1/2 cup picked over 2 Chairs monuments and, most raspberries Two oak bar-height chairs, important and meaningful of 2 tbsp sugar dark blue upholstery, brass all, the American Cemetery 1 firm-ripe small mango foot rests. Substantial, nice at Colleville. Nothing will 6 large strawberries looking, $50 each. 749-2673 prepare one for the thousands 1/2 pineapple of crosses, “row-on-row’. As 3 to 4 tbsp minced Chest we walked among the grave crystallized ginger, or to taste Antique (1930’s) wooden markers we noted, here and 1/2 tsp balsamic vinegar two-drawer side chest with there, that the Star of David 1 pint vanilla frozen yogurt rotating mirror (seen by and the Crescent had their antique dealer and valued at numbers too. Brothers united In a bowl coarsely crush the $80-100. $50 749-2673 in service and in death. raspberries with the sugar and No one visiting France let stand for 5 minutes. Finely Chipper/Shredder should fail to visit the dice mango and strawberries. Yard Machine 6.5 Hp. It cemetery; in grateful thanks, Finely dice enough pineapple features a 3 way feed, and for a personal, moving to measure 1/2 cup. Add dedicated chipper chute, a experience. diced fruit, ginger and drop down rake chute and On our way back to Paris we balsamic to the raspberries, drop in hopper. All modes detoured via Honfleur. What stirring to combine. Scoop easily bag your leaf and a happy surprise. This is the frozen yogurt into 4 sundae garden clippings. It has a 3” prettiest village we saw in dishes and top with the salsa. chipping capacity 3-way France or, indeed, anywhere system. $300 749-7505 on our European travels. The seafood matched the scene. Computer Desk CLASSIFIED ADS Corner computer desk that is Back in Paris for a few days, Free two month run to all spacious. 38” high, 48” wide we tried to see some of the Hidden Meadows residents. and 24” deep. Will provide things tourists see in Paris, Email Sally @ free programs as well. 749- including the Eiffel Tower, email@example.com. If 9976. Notre Dame Cathedral, Le you don’t have e-mail, call Pont Alexandre (bridge), 297-1050. If you wish to 2 Desks monuments, museums, night remove your ad before two Classic roll top desk (oak), boat tour, etc. We ended up months have passed, please 46”high, 50” wide, 32” deep. with a great bargain hop-on, notify Sally. The deadline $325 OBO hop-off bus tour of the entire for the next Meadowlark is An antique student desk $125 city. Sept. 18th. OBO Both desks in very good condition. 297-1180. We met with kindness and REAL ESTATE courtesy everywhere. At Electric Organ hotels, in restaurants, on the Yamaha Electone B-40 organ Home for Sale road, whether city or hamlet. with bench. 2 keyboards plus Single family home on 2.6 People helped us with the pedals. $30 OBO. Call 749- acres, has incredible views to language and with directions, 7023 the north and east. A new even going out of their way 650 sq. ft. Trex deck makes to do so. It was a great trip. this a great entertainment Happy Pet Sitting, etc. Try it. You will like it! Pet Sitting, Plant and Water home. There is plenty of room inside and out. The Care, Feed Fish. Meadow nearest neighbor is hundreds residents only. Excellent references. 716-4002 RECIPES FROM of yards away! 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Side tables with Piano storage included. Come see Wurlitzer Spinet piano with and make offer. 749-1334 bench, walnut finish. Great for student. Very good Lamps condition. $425. OBO. 297- 2 tabletop desk lamps, $10 1180 each. 2 brass tabletop lamps with shades, $15 Assorted Pool Service desktop lamps, $5 749-2673 Hidden Meadows resident will provide weekly pool and Lamp Table spa maintenance and repairs. Light maple wood lamp Family owned/operated. Free table, 25” square by 24” tall. estimates. 390-3885. Asking $50. Phone 751- email@example.com 0480. om Meadowlake Charter Golf Trestle Table Membership Update your dining space Golf Membership at with a lovely southwest-style Meadowlake Golf Course for trestle table with 8 $1,000 Call Brian @ 419- comfortable upholstered arm 1637. chairs that accompany the set $200. 749-2673. Miscellaneous Items Piano $200, fireplace insert- Utility Trailer $175, push mower- $30, 4X8 foot folding Utility sturdy desk- $60, window - Trailer. Ideal for motorcycle $30, light bridge-free, small or small equipment. Hauls shedder - $20 749-3962 up to 1000 pounds. All new lights and wiring. Plywood Miscellaneous Items deck. $140. 749-7505 Oak Desk 44"x28" center drawer, side book storage $350 Washer and Dryer Dryer is electric. 4 English Oak pub chairs Remodeling. Large capacity, padded $240 runs good. $150. OBO for both. 749-8895 Mahogany Rocker spindle back & arms $160 Weber Kettle Supplement your summer 2 Round Oak 48" tables, BBQ surface with an extra great for Kitchen . One is Weber Kettle! Large kettle skirted with claw feet $500. $20. Small apartment size One is solid oak plain $200 (portable for picnics or beach) $10. 749-2673 Antique School Desk and Chair $125 FREE ITEMS Free Firewood Oak Kitchen Table with fold Eucalyptus- cut to length. away center leaf and 4 You Haul! oak chairs, approx 46"x32" Call Len @ 638-0989 $500 Electric lift chair, blue, beautiful condition $100 Stained Glass Windows: Large $150 - Small $110 Childs Oak School Desk with drawers, no chair $145 Great Work Bench approx 28"x74" $45. 760-749-2615 if no answer leave msg.