Silent Farmers Allow Family to Buy Back Family Farm

A few years ago, a grandfather died. He owned an 80-acre farm that had been willed down from his grandfather to his father and finally to him. However, instead of willing it to his son, David, he willed it to his brother. The brother had zero interest in running the farm, so he decided to sell it at auction. The …

Manners People

A big part of character is manners. Sometimes it’s as simple as “please and thank you”, opening up doors for others and “have a nice day.” It’s truly the simple things that go a long way. This is true in every culture, not just here in America. So, when I saw this video, I just cringed. In China, a man …

Remembering the Life of Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant was a husband and father of four daughters, just like me. Unlike me, he was one of the greatest basketball players to ever live.  He played his entire career with the Los Angeles Lakers and won 5 championships. He ranks 4th on the list of most points scored in the NBA. On Sunday, his helicopter flew into a …

A Touching Story About Rosa Parks and Mike Ilitch

Everyone knows the story of Rosa Parks, or at least everyone should. In 1954 she was the brave soul who refused to give up her seat on the bus for a white man. You see, in Montgomery and many other places in the south, whites sat in the front of the bus and blacks sat in the back. On this …

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 …