Cheaters Never Win… Or Do They?

In 2017, the Houston Astros won the World Series. It was the first time they won the championship in their storied history. What a moment! The players went crazy, jumping up and down at the mound after they closed out the victory. There was just one problem – they cheated. You see, the catcher on the team provides signs between …

Company Gives Employees $10 million at Christmas Party

St. Johns Properties, a Maryland-based real estate company had recently hit a target goal of developing 20 million square feet of office space. To celebrate this milestone, the owner of the company decided to provide a Christmas bonus of $10 million. The bonus was spread out to 198 employees based on years of service to the company. The average bonus …

Pete Frates Dies at 34

If you don’t know who Pete Frates was, I hope you will not be able to say that in 10 minutes. Pete was the man behind the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that raised over $220 million for ALS. Pete was an above average athlete who captained the Boston College Eagle Baseball Team. While playing minor league baseball, he began to …

Police Hand Out Turkeys Instead of Tickets

This is a simple story, one that is repeated over and over in city after city. Police departments team together with grocery stores to give out Turkeys prior to Thanksgiving. In this case, Miami Gardens Police Department partnered with Publix Grocery Store and Walmart Superstore to give out 100 turkeys. Here’s how it works: the police pull over citizens for …

High School Football Coach Suspended for Running Up Score – Fair?

In late October, 2019, 6-0 Plainedge High School played 6-0 South Side High School. It was a battle of unbeatens. The winner had the upper hand for the conference championship and for the state playoff picture. As it turns out, it wasn’t that much of a competition. At the end of the 3rd quarter, Plainedge was up by a score …

An Awful Story with a Positive Outcome

In 2017, 14-year-old Deserae Turner was shot in the head and left for dead. She was was shot by two male classmates who were “tired” of Deserae messaging them on Snapchat. They lured her to a canal to hang out. They then stole $44 from her and shot her in the head. Deserae was discovered later that day and immediately …

“A Small, Tiny, Organic, Nice Gesture of Kindness”

At the request of Coach Lewis, shelter dogs accompanied members of the St. Joseph Cross Country team on an afternoon run. Truthfully, prior to the run, the athletes weren’t all that excited about the upcoming run. However, once the runners met the dogs, things changed. Coach Lewis explained, “It was great. The Kids loved it. The dogs loved it. Once …

Holocaust Survivors Reunite After 75 Years #Perspective

Morris Sana and Simon Mairowitz hadn’t seen one another for 75 years. The two cousins grew up together in Romania, before Nazi forces invaded, forcing their families to flee across Europe. The cousins were split up during their evacuation. Each believed that the other had died in a Nazi concentration camp along with the estimated 6 million Jews who were killed …

I Miss 09/12

As I hope you know, 18 years ago today, terrorists hijacked four 747 jets filled with full tanks of fuel and rammed them into buildings with the express intent to kill as many people as possible and terrorize America. Some 2,977 people were killed in these attacks. September 11, 2001 was a sad day in the history of the world. …