August 22, 2010


1920 was a big year for my grandma.  In March she gave birth to her first child, my dad.  In August, she won the basic democratic right to vote.

Women in a few Western states already had limited voting rights, but on Aug. 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S....

May 2, 2010


I recently learned that my Grandma Guy was a daughter of immigrants.  Of course, I knew we’re all descended from immigrants unless we are Native American, but I never gave much thought to where my ancestors came from.  To me, we were just part of the big, boring Wonde...

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All of Barb Guy's columns appear here. There are 159 of them, beginning in 2003 and ending in 2013. The newest one is on top and you can work your way backwards if you like.

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