Rescue Dog Becomes Best Friends With Man With Dementia

You won’t find this treatment for dementia in the medical books. Yet, there is no question that a little rescue dog is making a huge difference in the life of Mandy Looney‘s father. When a matted, beat up dog came into the Michigan Humane Society, Looney decided to foster him. His name is Louis. Once the shelter rescued him from the streets and cleaned him up, it became apparent that Louis had some behavior issues.  He was going to need

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10-Year-Old Girl Shows How To Honor Forgotten Civil Rights Hero Edwin Pratt

Edwin Pratt. His is probably not a name you’ve heard of. Which is wrong. Because Edwin Pratt was a hero. A civil rights hero. When 10-year-old Sarah Haycox came across a random memorial with his name on it, she decided she wanted to know Pratt’s story. Once she knew his story, she became determined that he be known, honored, remembered. How did one girl work the system in her hometown of Shoreline, Washington? This is a lesson in how to

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Firefighter Baby Boom Has New Dads On Permanent Call In Oklahoma

An adorable baby boom in Oklahoma has folks asking, “What is in the water down there?” Seven of the firefighters in the Glenpool Fire Department have had babies this year. Well, their wives have done the heavy lift, of course. Still, the coincidence and joy were too much to ignore. Alyssa Shanks decided this bunch need a group photo, so soon after Baby #7 popped out, (that would be Gracie Lynn) the families gathered together for some adorable group photos.

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Losers Everywhere Celebrated In Brilliant Tony Awards Opening Number

Sad to say I didn’t catch the Tony Awards Sunday night, but I did get to see the brilliant opening number online the next day. Hosts Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles performed such a clever song dedicated to those who lose. And, being honest, isn’t that most of us? Watch, smile, and celebrate the loser in you! It starts a little slow, but then gets really fun at and upbeat around :55. “This is for the people who lose. This

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Voiceless Radio Reporter Jamie Dupree Reinvents Career With Cutting Edge Technology

The affliction has been like a bad joke for accomplished radio reporter Jamie Dupree. He has a hugely important job. He covers Washington for all COX radio stations across the country. About two years ago he lost his voice. Not lost his voice like a bad case of laryngitis or screamed too loud at a concert lose your voice. No, he came to discover he has a rare neurological disorder called, “tongue protrusion dystonia.” He explains in the Atlanta Journal Constitution

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How My Brilliant Idea Managed To Meltdown A Four Year-Old’s Birthday Party

It’s not that I meant to meltdown my four year-old neighbor’s birthday party. Just talented, I guess. And giftless. Yes, I dared to walk into a four year-old’s party without a gift. Crazy week, whatever. I know when you’re four, you know birthday equals presents. I did have what I thought was a brilliant idea. I just happened to have an old Hot Wheels car laying around. It must’ve been left over from a long ago visit from one of

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Police Trooper Pulls Over Retired Cop Who Helped Deliver Him 27 Years Ago

Of all the people New Jersey State Police Trooper Michael Patterson could’ve pulled over, what are the chances it would be this guy. Matthew Bailly is a retired cop from Piscataway, New Jersey. He happened to mention that when Patterson pulled him over. That caught the trooper’s attention because that happens to be where Patterson grew up. Mr. Bailly asked Trooper Patterson where he used to live. When Trooper Patterson told him that he grew up on Poe Place, Mr.

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Get $11 Off Your Next Uber Ride With Awesome Ibotta App

I’ve been using this awesome app called, “Ibotta” for all sorts of things. Their Uber promotion is one of my favorites. It’s super easy to use. Just click through this link to set up your account. Download the Ibotta app. The app and your account sign up are free. Look for the Uber icon. This will take you through to Uber.  The first time you use it, you need to login. After that, it takes you right there. And that’s

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Miracle Volcano Baby Pulled From Ash-Covered Building After Guatemala Eruption

This baby is a much-need ray of hope and a sign of life in Guatemala. The Guatemalan police released this video of this baby girl’s rescue. The BBC reports the country’s Fuego volcano erupted about noon local time on Sunday. There are at least 69 known fatalities in the villages that surround the active volcano. The story explains Fuego is made up of alternating layers of lava, ash and rock. When a stratovolcano erupts, the rock layer is smashed into

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NFL Player Jermaine Gresham Pays Woman’s Carry On Baggage Fee So She Doesn’t Miss Her Flight

NFL tight end Jermaine Gresham scored a kindness touchdown this week at Los Angeles International Airport. That’s where recent Arizona State graduate Delilah Cassidy found herself in a stressful situation so many of us travelers can relate to. She’d just arrived on a long trip from Europe. She didn’t realize American Airlines has this dumb policy to charge some classes of service $50 to bring on a carry on bag. Even worse, the AA employees wouldn’t take cash and her

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