Hymn to the Fallen

Today is Memorial Day. We honor this day by sharing the words of Master Sergeant Jorge Cortijo. He served as a body bearer with the United States Air Force Honor Guard. He talks about the privilege of being a part of the military funeral honors for the fallen. The music you’ll hear in the video…Read more »

Lost and Found!

Peter Kendrick lost his wedding ring thirty-five years ago. When he died twenty-two years ago, the ring was still missing. Until last month. His widow, Ann Kendrick, was doing some clean-up work in the garden and found the ring. After some clean-up work on it, it looked like a ring again! Lost and found! Click…Read more »

Run, Jacky, Run!

Gilbert, Arizona resident Jacky Hunt-Broersma won’t stop running.  During the last week of April, she set an unofficial women’s world record by running a marathon for 102 straight days.  Yes, you read that correctly.  She has covered 2,672 miles or the distance from Phoenix, Arizona to Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Broersma lost her left leg below…Read more »

A Clean Start

How do you find a job when you don’t have a home? How do you keep a job when you don’t have a place of your own? How do you learn life skills when it feels like things are stacked against you? Detail Works in Burlington, Vermont is making a huge difference in the lives…Read more »

From NFL to Cafeteria

The kids at St. Paul the Apostle Elementary School aren’t eating hot dogs and tater tots for lunch today. They eat nutritious, delicious food prepared by a former NFL player. What?! Yes, Jared Veldheer retired from the NFL and wondered what he would do with his time. He decided to give back by teaching kids…Read more »

Home Run!

It’s an understood rule in baseball. If you catch a home run hit by the opposing team, you throw it back on the field. It’s not in any rule book, but baseball fans know the rule! Except for a generous Blue Jays fan who made the news last week. The Blue Jays were hosting the…Read more »

Let’s Have a Parade!

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida was known in the news for an awful tragedy that occurred there in 2018.  So how do you not be defined by that?  Teachers tell the students to remember the victims but also to honor them by doing their very best.  Well, they’ve come together and worked hard…Read more »

Thank a Nurse Today!

Tomorrow is National Nurses Day. A day to acknowledge the amazing work nurses do. If you’ve ever been hospitalized, you know. You know it’s the nurse who answers your questions when the doctor isn’t there. You know it’s the nurse who helps you in the middle of the night. You know it’s the nurse you…Read more »

Peptoc

Today is the first day of Teacher Appreciation Week, and we want to highlight what two teachers are doing at West Side Elementary School in Healdsburg, CA. Jessica Martin and Asherah Weiss saw how positive and full of joy their students were each day, and they wanted to help the kids share that attitude. So,…Read more »

A Promise Kept

Jordan Spieth won the RBC Heritage Golf Tournament on Easter Sunday. Congratulations to him, but we’re highlighting something else he did that day. Spieth promised a group of kids that he’d come back after a playoff to sign autographs . . . and he kept his promise! We’re guessing he made some Spieth Superfans that…Read more »