Why I Gave My Phone Number To A Guy At A Bar This Week

    I wrote down my phone number and passed it to a man at a bar this week.     Asked him to call me.     Please, please call me!     My husband is,     Well,     So incredibly proud.     As we have a crisis brewing.     With the new laptop I bought.     Like moving into a new house, I need to move my old files onto the new one.     Which is a problem because my old

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Military Vets Gifted With Professional Portraits With Their Pets

What better picture to gaze at than a portrait of your beloved pet? One veteran of the war in Iraq gets that. She’s a dog lover. And someone who has had her share of personal struggles. Marla Keown tells Fox31 Denver, “When I started going through my own troubles, I realized that I wasn’t alone, that there is lots of veterans out there that would like to have a nice portrait of themselves with their pet, and they don’t.” Now

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Flash Mob Surprises Young Mom With Shower Of Funds For Cancer Treatment

Nothing like a holiday flash mob to warm my heart. But this one is unlike any I’ve ever seen. I recommend you have some Kleenex ready as you watch the surprise that is in store for this young mom of four kids. Amanda Kofoed thought she was in this Idaho coffee house to shoot a video for her new GoFundMe page. Until October of this year, that’s the last thing Amanda thought she would need to have. But when she was

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Could Thanksgiving This Year Be Any More Awkward?

This would appear to be some incredibly poor planning. Thanksgiving. There is no holiday I love more. The spirit of gratitude. The food. You, too, Dear Reader? You are days away from going to great effort to gather around an abundant table of food with your family. You might even spend a lot of money and time to get there. A lovely thought. And, Terrible timing. This year, at least. Who was the genius that scheduled Thanksgiving for the same

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“Emotional Support Duck” Spotted Waddling Down Aisle Of North Carolina Flight

Just when you think you’ve seen it all on a flight, along comes Daniel the emotional support duck. An amused passenger spotted Daniel this weekend on a flight from Charlotte to Asheville, North Carolina. Author Mark Essig tweeted he watched this duck waddle on board like he belonged. He also mentioned Daniel was wearing a Captain America diaper and little red shoes over his webbed feet. Daniel’s human is Carla Fitzgerald. She tells the Citizen Herald that she was in

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American Trumpet Player Creates Symphony of Possibility For Afghan Teen

David Bilger is one of the professional trumpet players in the country. He shows off his talent as principal trumpet player for the Philadelphia Orchestra. But his most inspiring, important performance is being done for an orchestra of one. Oh, but what a one. 17-year-old Baset Azizi believes he was born to play trumpet, as well. He had one big problem. Baset was born and living in Kabul, Afghanistan, a place where you can literally be killed for listening to

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Guest Blogger: The Gift Of Shifting Into Yes

(Note from Daryn: Guest Blogger Valerie Hartman stops into DarynKagan.com to share her big lesson about shifting into yes. Instead of always thinking something isn’t possible, maybe, just maybe it is.) It started in the spring of 2015.   My daughter casually mentioned a conversation she had recently had with her Dad.  She told me that he wanted to take her to Paris on one of their next scheduled trips (spoiler alert-we are divorced-not the most amicable-but have figured out how

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The People Walker Walks People Instead Of Dogs

Chuck McCarthy is a people walker. He also happens to be a struggling actor who was looking for a way to earn some actual cash around Los Angeles while he goes for his big dream. He thought about dog walking. Chuck loves dogs. Loves walking. Poop, not so much. So he got creative and came up with the idea of walking people. He tells The Guardian newspaper that he went low-tech. He scrawled “The People Walker” on a plain white

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Impossible Trash Can Toss Scores A’s For Entire Chemistry Class

Consider this– the impossible trash can toss heard across the campus of The Ohio State University. One student, Vinny Forte, got what seemed like a impossible dare from the professor in organic chemistry. Make the shot from across the lecture hall and everyone in the class would get an “A” on the first quiz of the year. The attempt and success was captured on video and shared on Twitter. S/o to Benny for making this shot and getting the entire

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Now Separated Conjoined Twins Excited To Start School

Doctors were not optimistic when Ruby and Rosie Formosa were born as conjoined twins four years ago. The tiny girls were born connected at their abdomens and shared one intestine. Doctors gave them a 25% chance of survival. The girls’ parents could hardly imagine this week, when their daughters would be smiling, giggly girls ready to go to school for the first time. The Guardian has the story as these precious girls get ready to launch the next big chapter

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