October 7 is a very special day on the calendar at our house.
Over the years, we have, coincidentally, experienced a number of momentous events on this date, events that have brought us great joy or intense grief, and everything in between.
For example, on October 7, 1993, our first grandson was born. He just went off to college last month. Where did the time go?
On October 7, 1991, our emotions were at the other end of the scale. Two people very close to us died that day, only hours apart in the same hospital, and both of them due to bad hearts.
One was a teenage nephew whose heart had been seriously damaged...