January 1, 2020: Our New Year begins with a nice, round number. With it come comparisons to “The Roaring 20’s” Barbara Walter’s announcing her popular show, “2020” Folks making lists of their Top 20 (fill in the blank) Your Decade in Review My husband keeps reminding me, the new decade begins in 2021. But that’s…

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In Memory of Amy Lynn Robinson Nov.3, 1979 to May 8, 1980 Some things are so hard to write about.   Grief is an unexpected, multi-faceted emotion. Much has been written on the stages one goes through when you lose a loved one. In our case, we knew from month one that our new baby…

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“Sarah, time for nap,” Mom said. I frowned. Wasn’t I too big for naps now? While all my other siblings were in school, I was the last child home with Mom. Still too young for Kindergarten, I’d have to wait until the following year. I loved having Mom all to myself. But when nap time…

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