Monthly Archives: January 2017

Mr. Wright – an Amazing “Weird” Teacher and a More Amazing Father

Jeffrey Wright

  Some heroes have capes and others have weapons but Jeffrey Wright has a classroom, a creative mind and a huge heart. Louisville, Kentucky High school physics teacher Jeffrey Wright was profiled by Tara Parker-Pope in the New York Times on December 24, 2012. The article featured an award winning video titled Wright’s Law produced […]

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Ice Cream Comb Story

Survivor Girl

  Courtesy of By Rick Beneteau She was three. Just released from a far-away hospital after life threatening brain surgery, ready to take on the world again. I was happy just to have her back. My little “Mr. Clean” (shaven head and hoop earrings) and me driving along to our local mall. Hanging out […]

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Homeless Lottery Winner Updated

Eric Offers to Share His Winnings

     This is an updated version of an earlier post that adds a third video and also updates the extent of interest shown in the story around the internet. Enjoy – Dick S Homeless Man Wins the Lottery The featured video below shows a “prank” being played on a real, homeless man who we […]

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Little Miracles – Listo the Lizard

Listo the Golden Gecko

per A True Story By Samantha Mankin Age 16 The worst day of my life was the day I lost my best friend. I had just came back from a camping trip with my grandparents. Listo, a golden gecko and my friend for more than two years, had to stay behind with my mom. […]

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About Aging – The Sparrow – a Love Story

The Sparrow Screen Shot

What does a sparrow have to do with aging?  Well, it’s kind of like the  song – The Cat’s in the Cradle.  I like the Johnny Cash version where Johnny made a point in a way that many people were willing to “hear”. It was an audio lesson on how the negative role model of the father […]

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Mama’s Bible – a Clean Joke

Mama's Bible

Four brothers left home for college, and they became successful doctors and lawyers. One evening, they chatted after having dinner together. They discussed the 95th birthday gifts they were able to give their elderly mother, who had moved to Florida.

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Junk Mail, A Poignant Story About Aging

Clipping Junk Mail

What does junk mail have to do with aging?I never thought the answer could be so emotional.This is a 10 minute short video that is very emotional. It has joy and sadness. Maybe a bit of resignation that its hard to change the circumstances of the elderly people, mostly female, that you will see.There is […]

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