How My Teen Is Never Too Busy To Call Me…Old

I thought I was going for lunch. With my daughter. Turns out I was headed for a reality check. From my daughter. “Why don’t you call ahead and make sure they are open?” I suggested playing the role of the boring, plan-ahead mother. I play it well. Seconds later a concerned look spread across Daughter’s face. The wrinkled nose. Similar to when I ask her to clean her room. Just enough so that I can see a surface. Of something.

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How A Stranger Taught Me Secret To Truly Helping A Sick Friend

I stole an hour of a remarkable woman’s time this week. For Barbara, time surely is a precious commodity. For all of us, truly. Barbara just knows it better than most of us. I would think she had better things to do than spend time talking to me, a stranger. See, Barbara is fighting for her life. Literally. This is the third time cancer has come knocking at her door. Breast cancer at 32. Again at 45. This time is

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Newborn Saves Life Of Her Mother In A Near-Fatal Coma

A coma is the last thing Shelly Cawley expected when she went in to give birth to her daughter. Yet, a lot went very wrong during the c-section to deliver baby Rylan. USAToday reports that doctors believe Shelly had a blood clot in her leg that traveled to her lungs. She went into a deep coma, and frankly, doctors were not very hopeful. Then a nurse came up with a brilliant idea. She understood the incredibly powerful connection between mother

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Formerly Homeless Girl Gifts The Shelter Where She Was Born

Here is a beautiful story of a girl who shows you can go home again, even when “home” meant being homeless. Lilly was born in a homeless shelter. Life got harder from there. Her mom died from breast cancer when she was three. A wonderful family adopted her and when she was old enough, her family told her the complete story of how her life began. What did this remarkable girl want to do? Raise money, buy gifts, and go

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90-Year-Old Says No To Chemo, Yes To Ultimate Road Trip

90-year-old Norma is becoming an internet sensation. Not too long ago she received a serious cancer diagnosis from her doctor. The news came just after her husband was admitted to hospice. In the usual way of medical treatments, the doctor told her about her options which included chemo, surgery and radiation. Norma had some news for the doctor–she was skipping all that and prescribing herself a life-affirming road trip! She has since been on the road with her son, daughter-in-law

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What Happens When A Cattle Rancher’s Wife Goes Vegan?

If you love your dog, you might enjoy my new book, “Hope Possible: A Network News Anchor’s Thoughts On Losing Her Job, Finding Love, A New Career, And My Dog, Always My Dog.” It includes a number of essays about loving your dog. This sure doesn’t have the makings of a conventional love story. Things started out so well for cattle rancher Tommy Sonnen and his wife, Renee. Then, she went out and had to go vegan. A vegan and a cattle

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Wardrobe Malfunction For TV Weather Person; News Anchor Comes To Rescue

If you’re looking for an uplifting book, written in really short chapters, please check out Daryn’s new book, “Hope Possible: A Network News Anchor’s Thoughts On Losing Her Job, Finding Love, A New Career, And My Dog, Always My Dog.” Dressing for the weather takes on a different meaning when you’re a TV weather person. Since they do the weather in front of a green screen, they have to be careful to wear clothes that are not the same color as the

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Refugee Cat Makes Epic Journey-A Reunion You’ll Never Forget

If you’re looking for an uplifting book, written in really short chapters, please check out Daryn’s new book, “Hope Possible: A Network News Anchor’s Thoughts On Losing Her Job, Finding Love, A New Career, And My Dog, Always My Dog.” Pet lovers-get ready to weep for the beautiful reunion of an amazing refugee cat and her family. The Guardian reports that Kunkush the cat was a beloved member of a family who became refugees when they fled Iraq for the safety of

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How Prince Harry Met His Hero-A Wounded Female US Marine

If you like this story, please check out my new book, “Hope Possible: A Network News Anchor’s Thoughts On Losing Her Job, Finding Love, A New Career, And My Dog, Always My Dog.” Britain’s Prince Harry has been photographed and linked with some of the most famous and beautiful women in the world. The photo that will make you catch your breath is with a remarkable young American woman you probably never heard of. Her name is Kirstie Ennis. She

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Officer Who Saved “Miracle Molly” Is Saving Her Again

If you like this story, please check out my new book, “Hope Possible: A Network News Anchor’s Thoughts On Losing Her Job, Finding Love, A New Career, And My Dog, Always My Dog.” Here it is–your happy ending/happy beginning story of the day. Last month, AMTRAK police officer, Kevin McMullen responded to reports of a dog on the train tracks near Baltimore. WBFF-TV reports this dog-loving cop was clearly in the right place at the right time–for both of them. Hear

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