Monthly Archives: May 2011

Implant Helps Paralyzed Man Stand and Take Steps

Not exactly arthritis pain relief…actually a whole lot more. Rob Summers was paralyzed from the chest down in a car accident in 2006. His doctors told him he would never stand again, but they did not know about how this … Continue reading

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Stay in School and Win a Car

Wonder what kind of consumer reviews this car gets. Kenzie Deaton won a 2011 Chevy Camaro for making good grades and going to class. Byron Nelson High School participated in the program. They drew the names of 25 students from … Continue reading

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Panera’s Pay-What-You-Can Cafe

Ever hear of a “pay what you can” restaurant? No? Me neither. Maybe the insurance companies can take a tip or two from Panera — Medicare part D plan. Panera converted a restaurant into a nonprofit pay-what-you-want restaurant to feed … Continue reading

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98-Year-Old Woman Wears Wedding Dress She Wore in 1938

In this financial climate, the prospect of finding rv financing might be challenging. Not as challenging as wearing the wedding gown you wore 73 years ago, though! A Michigan woman walked down the aisle in her wedding dress for a … Continue reading

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Gates Gives $20 Million

In my perusal for new speakers and checking out reviews of the top 10 bookshelf speakers, I happened upon this latest philanthropic gesture. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will be investing $20 million to boost current classrooms up to … Continue reading

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May Gifts

May is a big month of events in our family. We have two birthdays, Mother’s Day and a big dance recital with three ballerinas who like to be showered with gifts. Long about now, when I’m trying to resist the … Continue reading

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California Garbage Trucks Fueled by Garbage

Garbage in, garbage out, right? At least that what they tell us when we want our skin to clear up and the acne cream isn’t working. Garbage trucks in Oakland, California are running off of liquid natural gas. About 500 … Continue reading

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California Woman Regains Hand

Imagine the trauma of losing your right hand in an accident. I would assume that a point of care cart helped this family. Emily Fennell’s right hand was crushed in a car accident in 2006. Doctors amputated her hand after … Continue reading

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