Category Archives: Current Events

Flashes For Hope

I recently heard about Ron Mot who is a photographer of NBC’s profiles “Flashes of Hope,” This national nonprofit organization photographs children, some dealing with life-threatening health issues, It is this organization’s effort to change how these children see themselves. … Continue reading

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Courageous Girl Completes Antarctica Marathon

A fourteen-year old girl who runs marathons all around the world to honor her father who passed from cancer has set the record for the youngest person to ever to finish a marathon in Antarctica. Winter Vinecki persevered through sub-zero … Continue reading

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Rescued Woman Tracks Down Lifeguard

A woman who was rescued by a lifeguard recently found her hero nearly 50 years after incident. Recently, the woman found an article about their encounter in a family scrapbook. So she decided to find him, and an internet search … Continue reading

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Kayaker Saves Family of Five

A kayaker recently saved the lives of a family of five after their SUV drove off a cliff and ended up in a Northern California river. Mark Devittorio enjoys kayaking in his free time. As he was kayaking down the … Continue reading

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Statue of Liberty Will Reopen on Independence Day

If you’re searching for something unbelievably cool to do this Fourth of July…how about a road trip to the Big Apple? Sure, this might take a few Golden Eagle Coin s to finance, but wouldn’t it be worth it?! After … Continue reading

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Astronaut in Space on St. Patrick’s Day

Gravity not required to have a great St. Patrick’s Day. Astronaut Chris Hadfield will attest to this. Hadfield, celebrated the Irish holiday in orbit by wearing a green shirt and a green bow tie Sunday while photographing Ireland from space. … Continue reading

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Teen Inspired to Do Acts of Random Kindness

An teen, grieving over the death of her great-grandmother, has begun a quest in her memory. She plans to perform 89 random acts of kindness for total strangers over the next year and a half. She began her quest back … Continue reading

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Honey’s Benefits

Looking for the latest miracle ingredient? How about something in your cupboard? Honey’s healing properties are backed up by major research. Honey can help acne, eczema and psoriasis. What’s more, honey can even help in the treatment of deep wounds. … Continue reading

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Wishing My Son Well

My almost 19-year old son leaves for Marine boot camp in three days. I can hardly believe I’m writing that! After Sunday, the next time I see him, he will be a Marine…ready to receive his Eagle Globe and Anchor … Continue reading

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Orange Glow of Millions of Butterflies

This is so cool — I would love to see this! The beautiful monarch butterflies are congregating at the Sierra Chincua reserve in Mexico. What a spectacular sight! The reserve is the destination of up to one billion butterflies each … Continue reading

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