Vol. 10, No. 16 – May 10 – May 23, 2017 – Person to Person

by Jennifer Tipton

I asked 6 Ventura resident moms:
What’s your favorite way to spend Mother’s Day?

Joy Matthews
age 67
“With my family, we have nurses, fireman and cops so their schedules are all different and some are out of state. It’s just so nice to get everyone together.”
Joy is mom to 4 children and grandmother to 10

Erin Glynn
age 43
Works at On Duty a local family owned business
“We always go to lunch or dinner together, we’re boring like that because we see each other every day – we work together!”
Erin is mom to 15-year-old Bryce


Jessica Meramble
age 32
Dietician at CMH
“A day at the beach with family, the weather is perfect here and Kennedy loves to play in the sand and dig holes.”
Jessica is mom to 22-month-old Kennedy


Claire Rauley
age 48
Economics teacher at Buena H.S.
“Most likely go to the beach with the kids and either walk on the beach or just hang out. I love the water and sun even more, it’s very calming. It’s my happy place, I can’t imagine moving away from it.”
Claire is the mom of 2 boys and identical twin girls


Julie Robinson
age 59
Physical Therapist with Livingston Memorial
“I like to spend it with my children they made me a mother and as they’re getting older they all have their own lives so it’s great when I get to see them all at the same time.”
Julie is mom to 2 boys and 1 girl


Joyce Weight
age 87
Retired banker
“I like to spend it with all my children and grandchildren going out to eat and relaxing, just having family time together.”
Joyce is mom to 4, grandmother to 7 and great-grandmother to 1



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