Behind the bar, a beacon of light

“You never, ever, ever, listen to someone tell you, ‘You can’t,’ when you know that you can,” she told me as we looked through old photos. Vivid memories don’t come easily to me. I bask in the recall of monumental accomplishments, fun weekends away or heartbreaking pain, but rarely with words. Verna “Toddy” Broughton never […]

Where we find inspiration

Sacramento Voices 2015

Inspiration is all around us — often embodied in a person who shares your name. Over the next several days, Sacramento Voices correspondents will step back and reflect upon a person who inspires them. Maybe a family member. Maybe a friend. Maybe a loved one whose inspirational qualities exist in only memories. Please enjoy these […]