Golden State Killer

Lyman and Charlene Smith’s Christmas Wedding, December 12, 1975

In our family, we celebrate any holiday that involves presents and candy. Gotta say I truly appreciate that about my…

Controversy

Busted | Five Myths About the Smith Family

It’s no secret you know I grew up in a household of Democrats. My dad was fierce about justice for…

Golden State Killer

Lyman and Charlene Smith’s Funeral | What I Remember

My family isn’t really into funerals. Thankfully, I’ve been to very few in my life but the one I remember…

Golden State Killer

The Day We Learned My Dad and Charlene Were Dead

My grandmother’s piano sat in our front room. It’s dark cherry and well-worn and every Smith kid had to take…

Golden State Killer

I Was A Suspect In My Dad’s Murder | Part 2

I’m pretty sure I spent thousands of dollars in therapy to get over this. No, it wasn’t just this, but…

Golden State Killer

I Was a Suspect In My Dad’s Murder | Part 1

Probably the one thing about this whole case that caused me the most shame, was being a suspect. I can’t…

Golden State Killer

In Search of Lyman Smith’s Mystery Woman

My parents divorced in 1972. It was a bit of a long time coming. My mom was a stay at…