A Window into Grandbaby Lyla’s Birth

Almost a month ago, I had the profound privilege of being present for the labor and delivery of Sarah and Gregorio’s third child, my third grandchild, Lyla Gabriella Pacheco Beaty. With firstborn Luna, I was the very first person to see her little face when she was born and was able to cry out, “Oh,…

Happy Birthday, Rachael!

Today is Rachael’s birthday. She is 28 today.  I am very happy to have this young woman in my life. She is quite a little jewel not just to me but to all who know and love her. We have a favorite story in our family about Rachael. When she was around 3, she had…