Lifestyle Letter

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, Drink the wild air’s salubrity.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson The word “salubrious” means favorable to health or well-being. This passage from Emerson’s famous poem Merlin’s Song, is most often quoted without the final word – salubrity; to the reader’s detriment. Not only does this one little word give greater significance to the … Continued

Lifestyle Letter

Fun is good. ~Dr. Seuss As the warm glow of summer lights up July, there is no sweeter place to be than San Clemente! As the city observes the 4th of July, people come together with a strong sense of celebration and togetherness. From neighborhood barbecues to masses of people walking, talking and laughing their way to the pier … Continued

From Our Home to Yours

A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and 
returns home to find it. 
  -George A. Moore

We welcome March to San Clemente, and we welcome our readers to go into the pages of this month's home issue.

Thank you for everyone's contributions this month, including Garth and good friend, Ed Lloyd of Woodslab, for giving us an inside look…

May the Force Be With You!

“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules, and they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify and vilify them. About the only thing you can’t … Continued

Letter from the Editor

“Nothing is so strong as gentleness; nothing is so gentle as real strength.” ~ Saint Francis de Sales Welcome, San Clemente to our Women’s Issue! This month, we celebrate the women of San Clemente. Our Movers and Shakers – women like Maria Brophy, Missy Will, Alana Yarbrough, Kristen Ritzau, Stephanie Fleming, Lisa Adams and Regina … Continued

April 2018 Lifestyle Letter

”I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.” ~ Gandhi

Tabay Atkins is the youngest certified yoga teacher in the United States and featured…

February 2018 Lifestyle Letter

“Go forward in life with a twinkle in your eye and a smile on your face, but with a great and strong purpose in your heart.” 
-Gordon B. Hinckley

Welcome February to San Clemente, as we unveil our Readers’ Choice Awards in an article titled 'And the Winners Are'. Also featured this month are several artists, each one with a unique way…

January 2018 Lifestyle Letter

"Brew me a cup for a winter's night.
For the wind howls loud and the furies fight;
Spice it with love and stir it with care,
And I'll toast our bright eyes,
my sweetheart fair."
-  Minna Thomas Antrim

Welcome January to our Spanish Village by the Sea. What a gift it is to live here, be close to the ocean and the good people of San Clemente.…

December 2017 Lifestyle Letter

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

— Henry Stanley Haskins

Our December issue is dedicated to people that have that something special within. They give to others because they care, and they care about others because it's the right thing to do. It seems like the world has been going…

Inspired with Love

The people in our lives that seem to have the most impact on us are the ones that inspire us. What a gift it is to have someone or something inspire us. Because without inspiration, there is no motivation. Helen Keller knew about inspiration. First, she was inspired to learn from her teacher, Anne Sullivan, and through the person she…