Political Opponents End Debate In Harmony With Beautiful Music Duet

Duet Sets The Tone During The Unsettled Times Lucy Rogers and Zac Mayo do not appear to be a political duet made in heaven. And they’re not. They’re running against other for a state House seat in Lamoille County, Vermont. Lucy is a Democrat. Zac is a Republican. They have very different political views, which was quite evident during a recent debate. Interested citizens were expecting that. What they were not expecting is what Rogers and Mayo did at the

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Rescued Elephants Find Paradise At Amazing Sanctuary

Elephants are saved from a life of abuse, logging and entertainment It’s not an easy life for elephants in Thailand.  Some roam free. The vast majority live horrendous lives, abused, forced to work in the logging industry. Even situations that can look harmless to tourists, like performing elephants, or ones that give rides, are miserable situations for the animals. That’s what makes the Phuket Elephant Sanctuary so special. This is a place where elephants just get to be elephants. My

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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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