When I was 19, I one of my biggest “dreams” was to skip over age 20 so I could reach the seemingly magical age of 21. Time seemed to pass at turtle-like speed as I awaited that “milestone” (now I can’t seem to slow down the hands of time).
With summer just around the corner, a growing number of San Diego homeowners are taking water conservation seriously and with good reason: Water is getting more expensive. Many are consulting landscape architects to find ways to save money on their water bills.
I got the call a few days ago. I softened my voice with compassion while the sound of her tears traversed the airways. More than 1,800 miles away, she couldn’t tell me in person that her mom has ovarian cancer, again.
With Midge’s passing we also lost a good friend to many communities — the women’s community, the Italian-American community, the civil rights community and the animal-lovers community. Midge embraced a lot of different San Diego neighborhoods and causes. She was open-minded and open-hearted.