Shifra on April 3, 2017
Melania says she is “honored to serve in the role of First Lady.” And we are honored to have her as our FLOTUS. Via Harper’s Bazaar. Melania Trump’s first official portrait as First Lady of the United States has just been released. The photo, taken at the White House, features FLOTUS in a black blazer with a sequin-detailed scarf tied around her neck. She poses with her arms crossed, revealing two rings on her fingers. The image arrives over three months after her husband Donald Trump was inaugurated as president….
Shifra on April 2, 2017
As Tammy says: *This* is who we are! Via Breitbart. A Texas soldier stationed at Fort Hood stood in the pouring rain as a funeral procession for a fallen veteran passed by on the highway. Kenneth Varnes, a construction engineering soldier assigned to Fort Hood, noticed a funeral procession approaching him as he drove along Highway 195 in Kileen, Texas. Recognizing the flags on the vehicles’ windows as a sign of a veteran’s funeral, Varnes exited his vehicle in the pouring rain and stood at attention, saluting the fallen veteran and the family members in the procession. Zachary Rummings snapped a photo of the soldier standing in the rain to honor a fellow veteran and posted it to Facebook. He...
Shifra on November 18, 2016
Well, Obama is not taking responsibility for Donald Trump’s win. (Has POTUS ever taken responsibility for anything?) But this new American holiday is without any doubt due to his presidency. Hey, thanks, Obama! And, Cheers, America! 🙂
Shifra on October 9, 2016
Dog named Cash + missing autistic boy = Happy Ending Via IJR. A brave Michigan police K-9 earned his place in the Hall of Heroes this week. Cash, the five-year-old Mason County Sheriff’s Department police dog was at the ready when Mason Oceana 911 dispatch got a call on Thursday afternoon: A panicked mom explained that her young boy had been missing from nearby Victory Township for more than 15 minutes…. Mason County Deputy Ken Baum and Cash arrived at the home of the boy soon afterward and began their search in the woods near the boy’s home. His mother waited, terrified, as they set out to bring her son home. Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole told Michigan Live that...
Shifra on August 12, 2016
With all the horrible news lately, here’s something that reminds us there is also so much that is good in the world. Via Telegraph. A nature photographer came to the rescue of a white-tailed eagle that became stuck in thick coastal mud near the Polish town of Swinoujscie, and a drone captured video of the dramatic and dangerous operation. With the help of local firefighters, and after attempts to retrieve the eagle by other means had failed, Krzysztof Chomicz dragged himself through the sludge to reach the trapped bird while attached to a rope leading to dry land. Despite the distressed eagle attacking Chomicz in the arm and leg, the photographer managed to carry it back to safety…. Chomicz has...
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...
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As Tammy says: *This* is who we are.
Tammy on March 27, 2016
I’m so grateful for our friendships and the special TAM Fellowship. I know many things are difficult these days, but we are uniquely suited to help make things better. I’m honored to be able to do this work because of your support and generosity. I know together we will succeed and our great country will get back on her feet again. Easter is an important reminder of how things we would never want or plan can lead to something important and good. For me, I’m reminded of the gift of life, and how each day holds unlimited potential. Thank you everyone, sending hugs and wishes for a beautiful day. Some links for the day: Vatican Radio: Pope at Easter Vigil...