The Stumble That Humbled Me And The Fall You Might’ve Had This Week, Too

I fell this week. By that, I mean, I fell. Literally, fell. Flat. It happened as I was just starting a little run, jog, or “shuffle” as my kids call it. That’s when I spotted a neighbor watering his lawn. I turned to say hello, focusing on the pretty flowers instead of the sidewalk in front of me. That’s all it took. My big ol’ right foot caught a crack in the sidewalk and I launched. Felt like it took

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Blind Couple Marries After Their Guide Dogs Fall In Love

Who knew they teach matchmaking at guide dog school? That’s how things played out for Clare Johnson and Mark Gaffey when they signed up to get guide dogs. Clare’s dog, Venice, became an item with Mark’s dog, Rodd. It was only natural for the humans to let their guide dogs to lead the way. Here’s Clare and Mark telling their sweet love story. How perfect that Venice and Rodd were ring bearers at the wedding! Read more about this wonderful

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‘Butt Dial’ Saves Teen’s Life

Oh, the oh-so-embarrassing butt dial! You know you’ve done it and cringed. One teenager is giving thanks for his phone mishap since it saved his life! 18-year-old Sam Ray was working on his truck at his family home in Tennessee when he gave his dad a call asking some advice. Dad’s take? “Get out from under the truck, wait until I get home, so we can look at the truck together.” Did Sam listen to Dad? Did you skip the

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Most Popular Dog Names And Breeds In America

Of course, your sweet pup is one of a kind! But what about his or her name? Is it possible your dog is featuring one of the most popular dog names in America? The folks at NextDoor.com did a survey to find out. Here are the results: I’m definitely going to show this to my friend, Tricia, who has a pit bull-mix rescue sweetie named, “Bella.” As for my Darla Louise, affectionately known at “DarlaDog” in social media circles, her

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From Orphan To NFL Owner, One Of Most Powerful Women In Sports

The call came on Christmas Eve 1974, almost exactly nine months after Ralph and Marilyn Kerr, who were already raising two biological sons in Fairport, NY began the process of trying to adopt a child from overseas. The Kerrs always found that nine-month time frame appropriate and perhaps a bit karmic, “Because that’s how long it takes to make a baby,” Ralph said with a smile. That 5-year-old baby girl became Kim Kerr. She is now married to Terry Pegula

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Man Pops Coca-Cola Themed Marriage Proposal

Wil Ramos decided to pop the question with pop! He works at Coca-Cola World Headquarters in Atlanta and decided he could use that as a backdrop to propose to his girlfriend, Trunshedda Washington. Folks behind the scenes helped with some custom printed Coke bottles. Trunshedda thought she was showing up to accompany Wil to some work-related event. Instead, she got one of the sweetest surprises of her life. See more photos and read more about Wil and Trunshedda’s love story

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My Husband And I Had Trust Issues This Week

Picture this, if you can. My husband and I had trust issues this week. Did I doubt he would provide for our family? Pull us out of a burning building, if need be? Step between me and a hungry saber-tooth tiger? Nah, he’d have that covered. This, though, was big. Months ago, I accepted a rare work gig that was going to take me out of town for 5 days. I figured Husband and our girls could, would do fine.

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