Losing your best friend at age 4

Sharing this is more than heart wrenching. The memory breaks me every time I share it. When my grandmother died, she was 52 years old. Her name was Rosa Garcia. I never met her but my mother cared for her as she was very ill. Two weeks after she passed, my mom learned that she [...]


Dear President Trump

Dear President Trump: I’m sitting in my over-sized bed, Grey’s Anatomy is on in the background, and I’m sipping on a Cherry Coke to end my long week like a true American. It seems like a normal Friday night, but it is not at all. All day I have been tracking Hurricane Irma, watching videos [...]

Fullest house – Ruthie

Ever since I can remember, my house has had a revolving door. My husband and I have helped raised our nephews and nieces on both sides as well a few foster daughters. Some of our daughters and their families, even my sister and my mother-in-law. My husband is almost 60 I am 56 and we [...]