Shifra on April 15, 2018
Policemen on routine patrol in the Israeli desert found a neglected-looking dog wandering around. One of the policemen remembered that someone in the town of Beer Sheba had reported a missing dog. They contacted him, and he told the policemen an easy way to identify the dog: If they play the theme song to a popular Israeli TV show, “Shemesh,” the dog would “sing along.” The policeman played several TV theme songs, but there was no response from the dog. Then they played the “Shemesh” theme song: Via Jerusalem Post. The overjoyed owner to the policemen: “Thank you! Thank you, well done!” And to his dog: “Poor thing, what happened to you? We’re going home, let’s go!”
Shifra on August 7, 2016
Well, of course, the dog was then named...Gobi
Shifra on July 10, 2016
So sweet! Via CBS News. A 10-year-old girl is sharpening her sign language skills with an unusual student — her 7-month-old puppy named Walter. The pair, who were both born deaf, became best friends the minute they met back in January. “They’re the same,” Julia’s mom, Chrissy, explained in a video posted on Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA’s Facebook page. “She’s learned a whole other kind of love.” And Walter’s learning a whole new way to communicate. So far, the little girl has taught the terrier-chihuahua mix how to sit, ask for food and respond to his name…. View More: Live News|More News Videos ****************************************************
Shifra on June 5, 2016
As of Friday, nine million viewers. Via KHOU.com. ….Courtney and Justin Bennett just wanted to give their daughter Emma something special. The precocious 10-year-old was born with a rare birth defect and has worn a prosthetic limb for most of her life; but it’s never slowed her down. “She’s like any other child,” said Justin Bennett. “She swims. She’s in soccer, cheerleading, volleyball.” Emma also loves her ever expanding collection of American Girl dolls. But according to her mom, she’s always wished for a doll that looked like her. So the Bennetts researched the topic online and found “A Step Ahead Prosthetics,” a company willing to make after-market alterations to dolls. They sent one off, and a month later the...
Shifra on May 9, 2016
Kudos to Ed, Rex… and Hummer! HT CNS News.
Tammy on March 11, 2016
President Reagan’s letter to Nancy for Christmas 1981. This is what made us cry as former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney read it at Friday’s funeral service for Mrs. Reagan. Via Fox News. Dear Mrs. R, I still don’t feel right about you opening an envelope instead of a gift package. There are several much beloved women in my life and on Christmas, I should be giving them gold, precious stones, perfume, furs and lace. I know that even the best of these would still fall far short of expressing how much these several women mean to me and how empty my life would be without them. There is of course my “First Lady.” She brings so much grace and...