Wynton Marsalis And Siblings Celebrate Their Mother’s Life With A Jazz Funeral

Jazz great Wynton Marsalis and his five brothers have lost their mother. Dolores Marsalis was 80 years old when she passed away last month. What a life she had as the matriarch of this musical family. She was married to renowned jazz musician, Ellis Marsalis. Together, they had six sons.  Four of them are jazz musicians including Wynton and Branford. With so much music in the house, there was only one way to send off and celebrate this great woman.

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The Awesome Reason Football Star Leonard Fournette Helped To Melt Down 700 Trophies

Leonard Fournette knows what it is to achieve greatness on the football field. He was an All-American running back at LSU and the fourth pick in the most recent NFL draft. No doubt a ton of accolades have been showered on him in the run up to what is about to be his rookie season in the NFL. With accolades come trophies. Lots and lots of trophies. Which are good for stroking your ego and collecting dust. At least that’s

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Golfer Phil Mickelson Will Skip US Open For Daughter’s Graduation Ceremony

Phil Mickelson is one of the greatest golfers in the world. He also knows what’s really important. The New York Times reports Mickelson has informed the organizers of the upcoming US Open Championship that he won’t be competing. The reason? The opening round is Saturday, June 15th in Wisconsin. That’s the same day his oldest chid, his daughter Amanda, will be graduating from high school in San Diego. To truly appreciate this choice, you have to understand Mickelson’s relationship with

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Travel Guru Rick Steves Donates Apartment Complex To Homeless Women And Kids

You probably know Rick Steves for this European travel specials that run all over public television. While you’re watching him show you a quaint inn in Austria or walk a picturesque trail in France, you probably don’t realize that there is one generous heart who has his other passion—giving back. Steves long ago invested in a $4 million apartment complex back home in Washington state. He explains on his website, “One of my pet social causes has long been affordable

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How ‘Fixer Upper’s’ Woodwork Designer Clint Harp Went From Flat Broke To TV Stardom

Woodwork designer Clint Harp is living an incredible dream. You’ll recognize him as the go-to woodwork design guy on HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” starring Chip and Joanna Gaines. Need a new table? A bench? A special design piece? Joanna just stops by Clint’s shop in Waco, Texas and he creates whatever she needs to make that week’s house perfect. This is more than a dream come true for Clint. Cranking this beast up today and using it for the first time

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One-Eyed Horse Is Kentucky Derby’s Most Inspirational Story

If you’re looking for the most inspiring horse in this year’s Kentucky Derby, look no further. You’ll find a great story with Patch, a one-eyed horse who is set to run for the roses. The Courier-Journal reports Patch lost his eye last June after suffering an infection. Incredibly, Patch’s trainer, Todd Pletcher, believes the missing eye will be a non-factor when it comes to race day. “If you watched him train and didn’t know that he had one eye, there’s

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Country Superstar Faith Hill Sings ‘Mississippi Girl’ Duet With Tiny Fan

You can take Faith Hill out of Mississippi but you can’t take the Mississippi out of this country superstar. Hill shared a super sweet video to her Instagram feed which shows her singing an impromptu duet with a little girl she refers to as, “Rosie.” Was so sweet to meet & sing with Rosie, a fellow Mississippi Girl. #soul2soul #speaktoagirl A post shared by Faith Hill (@faithhill) on Apr 18, 2017 at 9:52am PDT You can hear their new single,

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How Baseball Hall Of Famer Rod Carew Got His Heart Transplant From Former NFL Player Konrad Reuland

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew has some incredible stories to tell about his amazing MLB career. Nothing can top how he almost died a couple years ago from a heart attack they call a “widow maker,” his very bumpy road waiting for a heart transplant, and most of all, how that incredible gift of a heart ended up coming from former NFL player, Konrad Reuland. Reuland died in December after a brain aneurysm burst. He was 29 years old

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What Bold Thing Does Melinda Gates Say About Her Partnership With Bill Gates?

Melinda Gates is coming into her own. What makes the wife of Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates tick? Why is she now not afraid to make waves? How did she raise the ire of The Vatican. How is she a rather brilliant person in her own right? A very interesting interview with CBS News’ Jane Pauley. You might enjoy my book, “Hope Possible: A Network News Anchor’s Thoughts On Losing Her Job, Finding Love, A New Career, And My Dog, Always

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Harry Potter Actor Jim Tavare Cries As He’s Reunited With His Dog After Hospital Stay

Harry Potter actor Jim Tavare knows there is no better medicine than love from his dog. Tavare posted a moving video this week showing him getting to see his dog, Mr. Kippy, for the first time after a two-week hospital stay. The Daily Mail reports Mr. Kippy was in the car when Tavare was involved in serious head on collision in Los Angeles earlier this month. He suffered a punctured lung, broken neck, 15 fractured ribs and multiple other injuries

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