I’ve been writing since I was a kid, and now that I have my own kid, I have endless content on which to write! For a long time, I’ve wanted to write for a local parenting publication called Metro Parent, so I began pitching this magazine late last year. I sent e-mail after e-mail. I [...]
Posts from ‘June, 2010’
Rebecca Diamondstone, left, and certified crisis response dog Summer, a golden retriever, interact with Maxine Massie, of Oakton, Va., who is playing the role of a frantic neighbor during a simulated missing children scenario in Erie, Pa. There’s an organization of therapy dog handlers called HOPE Animal Assisted Crisis Support, who volunteer and fly themselves [...]
Carolyn–Rochester, MI Please email your God ’sightings’ to email@example.com.
In January 2000, leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina , invited their favorite son, Billy Graham, to a luncheon in his honor. Billy initially hesitated to accept the invitation because of his struggles with Parkinson’s disease. But the Charlotte leaders said, ‘We don’t expect a major address. Just come and let us honor you.’ So Billy [...]
When hurricane Hannah separated two white tigers from their mother, Anjana came to the Rescue. Anjana, a chimp at TIGERS in South Carolina, became surrogate mom and playmate to the cubs, even helping with bottle feeding. But here’s the truly amazing part: This is something Anjana does all the time, having helped raised leopard and [...]
“Life without God is like an unsharpened pencil – it has no point.” Unknown MK–Troy, MI Please email your God ’sightings’ to firstname.lastname@example.org.
My best friend’s dad passed away a few days ago. We attended his funeral mass this morning. During the homily the priest revealed that he had spoken with my friend’s father shortly after receiving the news of his predicament. In their conversation my friend’s dad revealed to the priest that he was somewhat frightened and anxious about what [...]
We were up North the past few days and noticed a Robin’s nest in the tree outside our room. We couldn’t help but notice the mother robin’s constant efforts of providing for and fending for her young ones. Erie similarities to my own wife’s efforts around our children:) Dan Please email your God ’sightings’ to email@example.com.