Glenda’s Run – Glenda Cole – Race #6

The Thornton family has always been such an inviting and open family since I have joined them over a decade ago.  I can remember Carol (my mother-in-law) saying we need a bass player and I was like me?  I knew they were playing more traditional country and gospel and here I stood a tall Hispanic guy with a backward…

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Grandpa’s Run – Glyn Laird – Race #5

Heroes come in many forms. Some are Soldiers.  Some are Mentors.  Mine was a man that fit both these descriptions and fell in love with a lady, her family and impacted future family generations to come.  He was hilarious, strong-willed, a leader and most importantly, My Grandpa Laird.  I lost my biological Grandpa (my Mom’s Dad) at a very…

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Baba’s Run – Carol Madorin – Race #2

If you have a conversation with most men, the topic of their mother in law is for sure to be interesting.  Whether they are judged, she is overprotective of her daughter and just a flat conflict of personality there can be some quirks that can make for an odd relationship. Did Carol fit these roles? Well yeah, but I…

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Nana’s Run – Rhonda Romero – Race #1

Wife, Mom, Rockstar, Diva and to her grandchildren Phenomenal, Nana wore a lot of hats. (Which ironically if anyone knows her she also seriously did wear a lot of hats) My Mom was who I strive to be: Driven, Protective and would do it all for her family. Seeing my parent’s marriage was the example I have always known…

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Shock and Awful…

2018 was started off pretty well. My wife and I had just bought a new home and established our life in Haysville. I had also just come off winning a cool business award as well as starting my own first business. My wife and I also about to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary.  It seemed like things were looking…

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