Happy Birthday, Mamma!

Joan Joyce (Schiavon) Huesca    1928 – 1987 Today, on this Fourth of July, as the United States turns 242 years old, my mother, Joan (Schiavon) Huesca, would have turned 90. We lost her 31 years ago this Fall.  Sometimes it seems as though I saw her only yesterday. Other times it feels like it … Continue reading "Happy Birthday, Mamma!"

My Wonderful Mother

Joan Joyce Schiavon (1928 – 1987)   My mother, Joan Joyce Schiavon Age 26 Chicago, 1954   “So when are you going to write about my Grandmother?”    A few evenings ago, my son, Michael, asked the question I have avoided for far too long.   I told him I was trying to work toward … Continue reading "My Wonderful Mother"