Ninety-six years ago a wonderful woman was born. She isn’t with us anymore, but I think of her every day, nonetheless.
For the past nine years it has been my burden and my joy to care for my elderly grandmother, Ms. Lois Rainwater. Last month her health took a serious turn for the worse, and she finally passed away in the wee hours of the night
I lost my dad to cancer in September 2004. He had been a career firefighter, beginning his career in his home town of Tucson, Arizona, then serving for nearly forty years with the Los Angeles City Fire Department. The following is the text of a