June 8, 2016

Nothing means more to me than sharing special occasions with the people I love – at my nephew’s high school graduation party with my two great-nieces by his side – spending time in Tahoe with my girlfriend, her husband, and their two adorable children – attending the w...

May 25, 2016

When it comes to the farm, spring and summer are about planting and harvesting tomatoes. The six-inch plants are put in the ground in March or April, depending on the weather, and by July or August, those small plants have grown into two foot vines covered in organic t...

May 11, 2016

My Mom with me when I lived in New York, visiting the Statue of Liberty with the World Trade Center in the background. Don’t laugh at my outfit, this was summer 2000. I could never imagine that my Mom would die of a brain tumor just a few months later, the day after Ch...

April 27, 2016

It’s that time of year on my Dad and brothers’ farm in Yolo (You Only Live Once) County. Planting takes six weeks and the small plants are actually placed in the soil by workers that sit on the tomato planter. In four months the six inch plants grow into three foot vin...

March 16, 2016

In November 2001, the new grammar school in Winters was dedicated to my mother, Shirley Rominger, who had passed away in December 2000. Mom was instrumental in getting the bond passed to build the school and the dedication was a day my family will always remember. Last...

March 2, 2016

A reunion with girlfriends from high school, some I have not seen in over 30 years, and it was like no time had passed. We couldn’t stop laughing, talking and reminiscing.  How lucky to grow up in the small community of Winters where families know one another for gener...

February 16, 2016

Valentine’s Day brings to mind romance, fairly tales, and living happily ever after. I think of my grandparents and my parents, devoted happy couples who were married 50 years before one of them passed away. Hasn’t the world changed! Sending everyone love and happiness...

February 3, 2016

Grandpa Cody was tall and handsome, with a full head of dark curly hair, and taught me how to do the craziest things – like playing dice, boy he could throw a good roll. And shuffle board, there was a tournament-length table in the side room of his gas station and mini...

January 20, 2016

My Grandpa Rominger was a quiet man of great inner strength. He was a giant to me when I was a little girl and I loved sitting on his lap. He had the biggest hands I had ever seen and spent his entire life working the land as a farmer. He sometimes spent 12 hours a day...

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