A Parenting Confrontation on the Playground
Jan22

A Parenting Confrontation on the Playground

  Wow, that video ending should have been expected, but it caught me totally off guard. Point made! Parents will be parents. We all have our own parenting style. Each of us has our own reasons we parent the way we do, so when we're criticized, things happen… Our source at the Huffington Post (disclaimer: no actual affiliation exists) reports on the video: But, as this parody video from formula brand Similac shows,...

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Pay It Forward Page Reward
Jan14

Pay It Forward Page Reward

  When you find a balloon fallen from the sky with a personal and touching message, what do you do? For Lisa Swisley, the answer was simple. Although Swisley herself hadn't found the balloon, it ended up in her hands immediately. And from there, it was just a question of taking action after the balloon's 436 mile trip. It was 16-year-old Ashlynn Marracino's balloon, with a message to her deceased father. She had wrote on it and...

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Humpty Dumpty 0, Teddy Bear 1
Dec28

Humpty Dumpty 0, Teddy Bear 1

When Humpty Dumpty fell, it was all over. When “Whitey” became the project of Jessica Crawford's fiancé, to find her the perfect Christmas gift, her childhood teddy bear did something Humpty Dumpty could not. Yes, as the photo confirms, Whitey is a white teddy bear. What you haven't been told yet however, is that putting Whitey back together was no easy task as we gathered from NewsLinQ. In terrible shape, the beloved toy...

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Penny’s Bird
Dec12

Penny’s Bird

“Penny's Bird” © 2014 by Aden W Curtis for News to Share An end of life personal story about a German Shepherd and the bird it never knew. File this under a personal share. You won't find them occurring very often. There are 4 parts to share with you, each part progressively more personal, and each part quite possibly upping the heart tug factor and chances for a good cry. This share is the result of a recent read where a...

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The Napkin Notes Dad
Dec06

The Napkin Notes Dad

This is a news brief of a different sort about a father and daughter. It has a number of links and a couple of videos. The father in the brief, Garth Callaghan, has been diagnosed with cancer multiple times. His battle has motivated him to leave a legacy for his daughter, in a especially loving and inspiring way. But it goes beyond that too. There's a message in her lunch box every day until she graduates high school. 826 notes,...

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His Motor Never Stops
Oct30

His Motor Never Stops

  What Matt Luken of Apple Ford Lincoln in Apple Valley, Minnesota says of this special needs teen is “His motor never stops”. And that teen, at age 17, is a living fixture at the dealership now all because a salesman there (Matt Luken) welcomed him in a way no other car place had. To the teen, who has an obsession with car lots, that welcome was a life changer. The original report was “Teen's obsession with car...

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The Brown Sisters do it, who else?
Oct04

The Brown Sisters do it, who else?

  Admit it. This is something you really wish you could have done. As a photographer, I forever kick myself for not doing this ever since my family has become more than just the two of us. Not to mention how great it would have been to have a photograph of the siblings taken together each year. Time and distance was probably the biggest hurdle that contributed to that piece not happening, but as for the immediate family, there is...

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