A Good Life

She graced this earth for 99 years, 6 months, 15 days. Born on May 18, 1920, Felisa Gachalian Madrigal—Nanay to her children and Nanay Madrigal to those of us to whom she extended her embrace—finished her journey on this earth on December 3, 2019. Our first thought was she lived a long life. But, in […]

Snow Day

It was a major snowstorm. A “bomb cyclone” with blizzard conditions. Over 10 inches of snow engulfed our area. Our neighborhood lost electricity for 13 hours. Businesses were shut down, and school was canceled for six days. What a mess. The snow was beautiful, though. But I was content to enjoy it through the window. […]