Grandma Romero’s Run – Alicia Romero – Run #9 & #10

Who doesn’t love a Grandma? From the overall perception of a lady making cookies to being the one that spoils their grandchildren, Grandmas are important, Grandmas are special, and most importantly Grandmas show us, love. My Grandma Romero was all of these.  Instead of cookies, there was amazing Mexican food. Her way of showing love was the pride she…

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2020 – A New Focus & A New Honor – Run #10

Welcome to the year 2020. What an emotional rollercoaster ride that 2019 was. It felt right to answer the call and honor so many. Talking to the families it was good to hear how it helped bring some light to their grieving process and even some of them started to get into activities to help them get to the…

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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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