Fallbrook’s charms woo two talented wordsmiths: An appreciation

Tim O'Leary
Tim O'Leary. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Tim O’LearySpecial to Valley NewsHello, again, dear reader. I pray that only sweet water has filled your cups since the last time we supped.Today we shall focus on Fallbrook’s second great man, Frank Capra, a war hero, movie maker and fierce local champion. Another day I will write about Fallbrook’s first great man, Medal of Honor recipient Union Sgt. William Pittenger.It is Mr. Capra who brings us to the table today, although both men have, as we all must at our appointed times, sadly passed from this mortal coil.The two men had much in common. They shared a fierce love of the spoken and written word and a rich reverence for the restful land that surrounds us all.It’s a tucked-away community that is green in the spring and gold in the fall. It is anchored b
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