Can I Stop Running After The One I Love?

Can we save them from dangerous choices?      I knew it was a dangerous thought as soon as it popped into head.      “What will I write about this week? Not much has happened.”      This is always, without fail, when something happens.      Something big. Trouble ahead      It was Sunday evening. The sun was setting, tucking in a quiet weekend. Husband down in the yard working out on his weight bench.      Pup by his side.      Until

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When Your Past Invites You To Come Back

It was the call I’d waited for so much of my career.      It felt like it dropped out of the sky late this summer.      A new news organization reached out a saying they wanted to discuss an opportunity.      I thought they would want me to produce uplifting and positive content, after all this is what I’ve been doing since losing my job as a network news anchor.      They had bigger ideas.      Much bigger.      “Would

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The Magic of Setting Your Favorite Possession Free

I never understood why he wanted the boat.      Then again, there was so much I didn’t understand about their divorce.      Why would anyone not want to be married to my phenomenal friend?      Why would he cheat on her?      Gaslight her?      There are some things that are beyond explaining.      Like the boat.      Friend was and is a world champion barefoot water skier.      Her husband wasn’t a skier.      He hated going to the

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Daryn Launches ‘The Good News Lady Show!’

I’m so excited to share with you that I’ve launched a new show. You can catch “The Good News Lady Show” on the new LoCo+ Streaming service. It’s such a treat to step back in front of the camera to deliver the kind of stories I’ve always loved and served up here at DarynKagan.com. We’re just getting started. We’ll be posting all sorts of uplifting stories and hosting live and virtual events. I hope you’ll check it out and come

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Scotland Becomes First Country To Make Pads and Tampons Free For All Women

Scotland goes beyond abolishing the ‘Period Tax.’ Scotland is showing the world what it is to make being a woman normal. The country has become the first in the world make period sanitary products like pads and tampons free to anyone who wants and needs them. Lawmaker Monica Lennon sponsored the legislation. She stood on the floor of the Scottish Parliament declaring, “Menstruation is normal. Free access to tampons, pads and reusable options should be normal, too.” She also pointed

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Beautiful Wedding Cake Mystery Solved: 63 Years Later Couple Reveals What’s Inside

Wedding cake mystery It was a mystery more than 60 years in the making.      More than 60 years since LaMar and Julia married.      More than 60 years since they saved the top tier of their wedding cake.      Instead of eating it on their first anniversary, they kept it.      Pretty much forever.      For their forever.      Four grown kids.      Five grands.      One great grand.      Seven moves.      Two countries.      Each of those

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Ailing Swan Rides NYC Subway With Good Samaritans On Way To Getting Help

How one swan brought strangers together A New York City swan went for quite the journey last week including a ride on the subway. The beautiful bird rescuers are now calling, “Bae,” is recovering at The Wild Bird Fund on the Upper Westside of NYC. A former employee of the rescue center came across the bird in distress Thursday at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. Because she has experience with birds, Ariel Cordova Rojas told NBCNewYork that she knew you have

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Emotional ‘Jeopardy!’ Winner Tells Alex Trebek He Helped Him Learn English As A Boy

Jeopardy winner Burt Thakur tells Alex Trebek he helped him learn English as a little boy Alex's impact is immeasurable. Thank you for sharing, Burt! pic.twitter.com/XgGGwJ8GlH — Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) November 6, 2020 Longtime “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek shared an emotional moment right after taping what surely must’ve been one of his final shows. Winning contestant Burt Thakur delivered a “Thank you!” long in the making. Thakur shared he learned English as a little boy while sitting on his grandfather’s lap

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Watch Adorable Baby Sea Otter Munch On Tiny Ice Cubes

You can watch Joey, the baby otter munch on tiny crushed ice cubes. Why? There’s no why. Simply, it’s the cutest thing you will see today, on a day when your brain can use a break from the stress of all the election coverage. This is the little guy who everyone can agree is just the cutest. The video comes courtesy of the folks at the Vancouver Aquarium. Joey was rescued as a tiny baby. Because his mother died before

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Bored Restaurant Reviewer Serves Chipmunk Daily Custom Fine Dining Meals

The chipmunk living in Angela Hansberger’s Atlanta front yard has the best seat at the table. Hansberger is a food writer by trade. An industry hard hit by the pandemic. Hansberger shares her journey of dealing with sadness and boredom in a delight piece in Bon Apetit Magazine. She writes,  “There are no more new cafés to review or omakase dinners to critique or chicken wing competitions to judge. I’ve hoarded the beans, planted the garden, and grown the scallions

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