Shifra on September 8, 2016
This story is definitely “for the birds” 🙂 Via UPI. An injured mockingbird in California was fitted with a pair of special corrective “snowshoes” after being rescued by a local wildlife center. California Wildlife Center rescued the mockingbird, which was forced to stand on its toes as its feet were knuckling, causing it to be unable to open its feet to stand or perch…. The bird was at risk of additional injury after being forced to stand on its toes, but has made a full recovery since being fitted with the snowshoes. ****************************************************
Shifra on August 26, 2016
Blue Lives Rock! Via IJ Review. Officer Justin Scherlen of the Amarillo, Texas, Police Department was badly injured last September in a car accident while on duty. As KSAT reports, following the accident, Officer Scherlen endured multiple surgeries and rehabilitation. However, in August of this year while on vacation with his wife… and their kids, Scherlen suddenly passed away. Since the father of four couldn’t be there to witness three of his children attend the first day of school, Scherlen’s fellow comrades stood in to help. Together, the officers lined the school’s hallway and hugged Scherlen’s son Jackson, before he headed off to class on his first day of pre-K…. After losing his police officer dad, he has an army...
Shifra on July 19, 2016
Because this is who we are! Via Breitbart. When a Florida sheriff pulled up at a local gas station to pump fuel into his squad car, one elderly Army veteran surprised the officer by standing guard and telling him, “I have your back.” Lake County Sheriff’s Deputy David Causey stopped at a gas station in Eustis, Florida, and began to pump his gas, but then he noticed that a man was standing guard over him as he pumped the fuel. When the sheriff asked what was going on, Casey DeLoach, a 73-year-old Army veteran, told the officer, “Thank you sir for what you do. I have your back.”…. The elderly citizen did not leave his name, simply walking away and...
Shifra on July 4, 2016
Great shot! Via American Mirror. It an incident that is quintessentially American, an Army veteran saw a baby bald eagle trapped high in a tree and decided to do something about it. Jason Galvin says he saw the bird dangling upside down near the end of a tree branch about 75 feet in the air near his cabin in Rush City, Minnesota. Galvin could see the bird’s foot was somehow caught in a rope…. Galvin and his wife Jackie called multiple agencies but they say the government bureaucrats all declined to try to help our national bird. “I told them they were wrong and it was very much alive and somebody needed to help it immediately!” Jackie Galvin says…. “I...
Tammy on June 11, 2016
Nice. Well done cowboy! Via ABC. A rancher jumped on his horse Friday morning and lassoed a man who was trying to steal a bicycle in the parking lot of an Oregon Wal-Mart, police said. Robert Borba was at the Eagle Point store loading dog food and a camping tent into his truck when he heard a woman screaming that someone was trying to steal her bike, the Medford Mail Tribune reports (http://goo.gl/L5PTLm). The 28-year-old said he quickly got his horse, Long John, out of its trailer. He grabbed a rope, rode over to the man who was reportedly struggling with the bike gears and attempting to flee on foot. Borba lassoed the man around the legs and when he...