Those Were Not The Empty Nest Tears I Was Expecting

What really went down after I dropped off our youngest at college This was not the plan.      Not the plan for the plane at all.      “How do you think you’ll do?”      This question has come from multiple directions all summer long.      All in anticipation of what mothers around the world dread.      The Empty Nest.      I could’ve placed one hand across my heart and the other on a stack of “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” and answered entirely truthfully.      “I’m fine. Actually,” I’d

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How Five Brothers Overwhelm Their Sister On Her Wedding Day Will Have You Bawling

Trying to make up for the absence of their late father Kaley West’s brothers knew their sister would be missing out on a huge dream as part of her wedding.  She wouldn’t be able to have the traditional father-daughter dance. Kaley and her five brothers lost their dad in 2015 to heart disease.  The brothers knew they couldn’t bring dad back, but were determined to stand in for him and create a special memory for their beloved sister. So, they

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New College Student And Struggling Minister Become Answer To Each Other’s Prayers

Strangers To Each Other Until This Incredible Thing Happened Prayers from Minister Jerome Jones and college freshman Mykehia Curry have taken an interesting turn. Jones preaches at Springfield Baptist Church in Monticello, Georgia. He tells CBS News’ Steve Hartman that he had been struggling with this faith. Curry is the first in her family to go to college and had no idea how she was going to make it. How these two came together. How they became the answer to each

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Janitor Wins Literature Award From The University She’s Paid To Clean

The Rooney Prize Is For Irish Literature, Writer Who Shows Great Promise Caitríona Lally is proud of her work as a janitor. She cleans room at Trinity College Dublin because it works for her life as a mom, wife, and writer. Any writer will tell you that just because you get your first book published, doesn’t mean that will cover all the bills. That’s what Lally found out after her first book, “Eggshells,” was published in 2015. Amazon calls “Eggshells,”

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Pediatric Neurosurgeon Operates on Teddy Bear To Fulfill Unusual Request 

Teddy Bear Undergoes Surgery To Comfort His Little Boy A teddy bear named “Little Baby” and his 8-year-old pal, Jackson McKie are pretty much inseparable.   This would be important for just about any kid, but Jackson is a kid who can use some extra comforting.  He has a condition called hydrocephalus which means he gets really bad headaches and has undergone a number of surgeries. Jackson  was having a shunt repaired last week at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax

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Dog Mayor Is Elected Head Of California Town

Finally, Dog Mayor Is a Politician All Voters Can Support All hail the Dog Mayor! Maximus Mighty Dog Mueller II is now the mayor of Idyllwild, California. You can just call him, “Mayor Max.”  Mayor Max has also been joined by Deputy Mayor Mikey, and Deputy Mayor Mitzi Like any practical, ambitious politician he has accepted campaign donations. In this case, the money is going to help rescue animals. KMIR-TV has His Honor’s story. Just like any successful politician, Mayor

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WWII Dog Tags Of Pulitzer Prize Winner’s Father Found

Dog Tags Of David Kennerly’s Father Found In An Old Desk In Portland Jordan Felo and his wife didn’t think they were buying dog tags. They thought they were buying an antique desk. But when a mysterious rattle unearthed the unexpected treasure, Felo became determined to get the dog tags back to the veteran who once wore them or at least his family. His search took him on an adventure bigger than he imagined. KOIN-TV in Portland has the story.

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Reporter Interrupts Facebook Live Report To Save Therapy Dog From Hurricane Florence Flooding

Hurricane Florence flooding presented a big challenge TV reporter Julie Wilson. She was focused on her Facebook Live streaming report in New Bern, North Carolina. Wilson was doing a very good job describing all the dangers surrounding her as the flood waters continued to rise. But when she came across a woman determined to save her daughter’s therapy dog, she immediately shifted to what was most important–saving the dog. Julie Wilson, a reporter for WTVD, helps save a dog when

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