The Day Our Son Didn’t Drown — Family Stories

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, The Oakland Tribune, August 30, 1987 Peter's body was limp. His eyes were open -- wide, dark and blank. They stared, pupils … [Read more...]

The Best Things in Life . . . Have Been There Since High School

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Jon looked at me over the telephone receiver. His brother was calling. “Cindy died,” he said. “She died last night. In her … [Read more...]

A Cemetery Comes to LIfe — With Tulips

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Every year at Easter time an Oakland, California, cemetery comes to life -- with tulips. … [Read more...]

Cindy Newhall Weyant — A Bright Light Has Gone Out

By Barbara Falconer Newhall My beautiful niece, Cindy Newhall Weyant, died in her sleep Tuesday night. How could such a lovely light go out? She was … [Read more...]

Journalists Killed in the Line of Duty: Foley, Sotloff Joined by Dozens Each Year

By Barbara Falconer Newhall We know about James Foley. And we know about Steven Sotloff. But how many of us know about Rodrigo Neto, a Brazilian … [Read more...]