That Time My Husband Declared Me Guilty Without A Fair Trial

The truth is, I’m not sorry. Let’s establish that right off. Before we get to the thing, The accusation, My husband has accused me of. Yes, that husband. The one, Who, wonderful as he is, Is not great at sharing, In one certain circumstance. He’ll give you his last dime, The shirt off his back. But dessert? Don’t let him close. A single lick of an ice cream cone is not in his repertoire. Split a dessert at a restaurant?

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Daryn’s TED Talk: “How To Watch The News And Get Inspired”

Giving a TED Talk has long been on my bucket list. A gajillion thanks to the folks at TEDxBigSky who invited me to be part of their 2018 event. The theme of this entire TEDx event was “Positivity.” My talk, “How To Watch The News And Get Inspired.” Yes, I really do believe there is a way to be informed and inspired. I’d love to hear your thoughts at the bottom of the page. I’d also love to come speak

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Brilliant Plan Helping Female Pakistani Doctors Return To Practicing Medicine

70% of Pakistani medical students are women. So you would think there is no shortage of female doctors in the country. Yet, education runs up against cultural expectations. That when a woman has a baby, she gives up her career and stays home. This has meant the end of many promising careers. It also means with fewer female doctors, many women aren’t getting the medical attention they should because they would never go see a male doctor. Along comes two

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Hands Down, This Is The Holiday To End All Holidays

It’s possible today is your day.      Your special day.      You, who did not have a single Hallmark moment with your less than functional family at Thanksgiving.      You, who did not put the “Ho Ho Ho” in Christmas.      You, who didn’t look up once from your desk wondering if that bouquet of red roses delivery was for you. You can go ahead and blow.      Blow out big.      Give me a giant exhale.      You’ve made it.     

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Wardrobe Malfunction Can’t Stop Ice Dancer Yura Min As She Improvises Routine In Seoul Olympics

A wardrobe malfunction at the Olympics moments into the biggest performance of your ice dancing career. It’s the thing bad dreams are made of. For South Korea’s Yura Min it became a real life obstacle to overcome as the world watched her and her partner, Alexander Gamelin. She told The Detroit Free-Press that just a few seconds into their routine for the team competition a hook came undone on her costume. Not just any hook. The main hook! “I was

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Mom Launches Business To Save Her Daughter From Bullies; It’s Now Worth $65 Million

No one thinks bullies are a good thing. Though, just like other circumstances that you would never pick to happen to you or your child, that awful situation can get turned inside out to create something remarkable. That’s what happened with Julie Deane. She was so upset when bullies targeted her daughter at school in England. She instantly wanted to pull her kid and put her in a private school. But how to pay for it? That’s how the Cambridge

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The Heart Melting Reason This Super Bowl Player Can’t Wait To Get Back To His $11/hr Job

NFL Wide Receiver Bernard Reedy wears #17 when he plays for the New England Patriots, but 11 is his magic number when he’s not on the football field. As in $11 an hour. That’s how much Reedy makes when he works his off-season job as a driver providing transportation to people confined to wheelchairs. He’s been doing it for the last few years as he bounces from team to team. You’d think now that he’s made it to the Super Bowl,

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Body Cam Captures Police Heroes Saving Dog From Burning Apartment Building

A police body cam captures the dramatic rescue of a dog they’re calling, “Smokey.” Atlanta police officers say they were just doing their job when they pulled him out of burning apartment building last month. Fox5Atlanta reports that while fire fighters battled the blaze, police officers checked the area for any signs of life. That’s when Officer Robert Wrinkler caught something out of the corner of his eye. The officer’s body cam captured the rescue. Officer Winkler carried the pup

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The Awesome Way This Minnesota High School Football Player Earned Two Super Bowl Tickets

16-year-old Danny Lilya has wanted to be a high school football player for pretty much his whole life. Not just any high school. The one he has grown up cheering for in his hometown, The Moose Lake Rebels. Parents and teachers are all for a kid having a dream. In this case, though, There was one huge challenge– Danny was born with a broken spine and has been in a wheelchair his entire life. Don’t count this kid out. Not

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A Grieving Stranger’s Handwritten Note Gives Birth To An Incredible Joyful Connection

Jamie Fontenot was grieving in a Louisiana hospital last month. Her beloved father had just passed away. What she did with that grief. What she took the time to do for a family she thought she’d never meet. A family experiencing one of its happiest moments. Well, that, makes for one incredible story. CBS News‘ David Begnaud has the story. By the way, watch all the way through for the story behind the story–the person who gave one of CBS

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