Repairing Christ the Redeemer Is Not for the Faint of Heights. Hillary May End Up In Jail After All - All Thanks To Trey Gowdy | TellMeNow. Adam Evans - Everyone on the planet should watch... A Quilt of Valor for Rosemary! Meet Rosemary Daws from Texas, shown here wrapped in a Quilt of Valor and Love! Sometimes the most unexpected things unfold when we attend events like this. I have always believed that quilting is much more than fabric, thread, machines and patterns. The best part of quilting is our relationships with others. The story goes that Pepper Cory (shown here with Rosemary) was talking about quilts along with some of her own family history, and mentioned the military service of her father.
And then in a small voice someone (aka. Rosemary!) Pipes up and says “I am a Vietnam Veteran”. Before we knew it, Pepper had grabbed Kaye England, who is our backbone and facilitator at this event, and Kaye says that she will take care of it! Good things happen when we gather together to quilt with one another! Rosemary being presented! Isn’t this priceless? And yes, I caught more, but you might have to turn the volume up to hear Rosemary explain what her role as an army nurse was during this time in her life. Twin boys' World War II dream comes true. CHARLESTON, S.C. -- It all began in Raleigh, North Carolina with a flurry of plastic bombshells. A few years ago, 10-year-old twins -- Carter and Jack Hanson-- got really into the game Battleship. That got them interested in naval warfare in general, which eventually led to a family vacation to see the Yorktown - a retired aircraft carrier in Charleston, South Carolina.
"My mind was just blown," said Carter. The kids say the Yorktown changed their lives. "I just realized how amazing history can be," added Carter. And it was about to get even better. "We want to know what his voice actually sounds like," said Carter with tears in his eyes. That's how fond they have become of a veteran they have never met. The folks who run the Yorktown say a lot of kids love the ship, but no kid has ever fallen for a sailor who served on the vessel like these two boys have fallen for Mr.
The boys ran to embrace him; hugging an old salt never felt so sweet. © 2015 CBS Interactive Inc. One Parent, on Paris: They Might Have Guns, But We Have Flowers. Standing in Paris, his toddler in his arms, one dad answers the question we all ask: How do I talk to my child about terrorism? About “bad guys with guns?” About war and death and tragedy? “They might have guns, but we have flowers,” he says. “But flowers don’t do anything.” “Of course they do. Look, everyone is putting flowers,” the father says, gesturing toward the memorials growing on the streets. “It’s to protect?” “Exactly.” It’s not so much that “we have flowers” is a magical phrase. My children, older and at a comfortable distance, needed something different, yours need something different still. The now famous “look for the helpers” advice from Fred Rogers is never out of place, whether you’re talking to a toddler or a teenager.
That’s the rose-colored version of events. Look for the helpers, appreciate the flowers, and don’t let fear stop you from being the person you want to be when the worst happens. Photo. Husband writes defiant tribute to his wife killed in Bataclan massacre. CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley. Miracle on Madison Avenue | Frances Schultz. Today’s post is a kind of parable, and a true story. If you’ve had a crisis of trust or faith lately, or someone has let you down, this is for you. An extraordinary thing happened to me this week. One of those things that causes you to stop in the middle of whatever– and say wow, that was God, pure and simple. Last Monday was a bad day. I had to end a years-long working and personal relationship with an associate. Afterward, to collect myself and to calm down, I did what I always do: walk in the park. Photo by Stephane Bier, via Pinterest On most days there is a dude, William, sitting in a wheelchair on the sidewalk outside Viand.
So on that black Monday, in a hollow-eyed daze, I chatted with William. “Didn’t I see you on the news?” I laughed, “No!” “Are you sure?” “I’m sure.” He got out a little slip of paper. “Frances.” He wrote “To Mrs. “You married?” “Yes.” “What’s your husband’s name?” “Tom” He wrote, “And to Mr. “Oh he’ll like that,” I told him. He gave me the ticket. “Okay,” I said. Helping paralyzed soldiers take their first steps. Now Playing Robotic suit helps paralyzed soldiers walk again They put their lives on the line for the good of our country every day- American troops aren’t just patriotic heroes, they are survivors. 29 year-old Sgt. Dan Rose from Wisconsin is one of those survivors. “It was April 27th, 2011. Rose’s truck was hit by about a thousand pounds of explosives. “All three of us should have been dead-- it was a one in a million shot that we made it--but we’re still here and that’s the most important part,” he said.
Paralyzed from the chest down, Rose completed his rehab at the James A. Frustrated by the new obstacles in his life, Rose had to make a choice-- was he going to let his injury define him? “I had a ton of nurses and doctors tell me, ‘You know there are all these great things you can do, [like] sports,’ but when you’re sitting in a hospital bed you think, ‘Well that’s easy for you to say— you still have legs,’” Rose said. Another chance “It was amazing, I didn't want to stop. “Dr. Step Inside an NYC Shipping Container and Chat With Someone in Tehran.
'Portals' exhibit aims to connect far-apart city dwellers and explore their everyday lives Through December 19th, average New Yorkers have the chance to build up relations with the people of Tehran. By taking part in a new exhibit, everyday people can stand in an intimate space with an Iranian person and discuss – not international tensions or achievements – but their day-to-day lives, goals, and just about anything else.
Last week, Shared Studios launched its “Portals” exhibit, which aims to cross cultural boundaries and about 6,000 miles by bringing residents of New York City and Tehran (virtually) face to face, and getting them talking. Set up inside a custom-designed shipping container at Lu Magnus Gallery in New York’s Lower East Side (and a similar counterpart space in Iran), the project uses high-tech communications gear and simple topics of conversation to create connections between far-away urban dwellers, and may be the first in a series of such cross-national exhibits. 9 Items That Will Pay for Your Costco Membership. Do you have a Costco membership?
If not…WHY!? At this point, the only two good excuses for not being a Costco member are living too far away from one OR living alone and therefore not deriving enough benefit from a having a membership. So, if you aren’t already a member of the best warehouse club on earth, here’s a list of items that will single-handedly pay for your Costco membership – hopefully this will entice you to check it out!
Each one of these items will, by itself, pay for the $55 a year membership fee. Tires Where’s the last place you got new tires? The great thing about buying through Costco are the free tire balancing and rotation (plus free flat repairs) that you’ll get. Pay attention because Costco often offers $70-80 off certain brand of tires at different times of year. Lunch Do you like to eat out? Movie Tickets I don’t often go to the theater for a movie.
Kirkland Signature Baby Formula If you have kids and don’t have a Costco membership...I just feel sorry for you. Luggage. Santorums’ new book reveals how faith and love are tested by a daughter’s disability. Over and over, Rick Santorum has watched the old video of himself at a presidential candidate forum in Iowa. He can read in his strained expression the struggle that was going on in his mind as he tried to figure out how to answer a challenge put to the Republican contenders: “Bare your soul.” The shadow on Santorum’s soul was the memory of a time when he hadn’t loved his own child as a father should. Could there be a more grievous sin for a champion of the pro-life movement? When his turn came to speak, the former senator from Pennsylvania choked on tears and described the birth of his youngest, Isabella Maria Santorum. She has an extra 18th chromosome in every cell of her body, a condition deemed by doctors to be “incompatible with life.”
Until Bella was 5 months old and near death on a gurney in an emergency room, Santorum said, he had deluded himself into believing that “the best thing I could do was to treat her differently and not love her” as he had his six older children. Clay Christensen on Religious Freedom. Photo of Cop Hugging Boy at Ferguson Protest Tells Poignant Story. Sometimes, all you really need is a good hug. Amid the nationwide protests over the failure of a grand jury to indict a white police officer for shooting an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., freelance photographer Johnny Nguyen snapped the picture above during a demonsration in Portland, Ore., on Nov. 25.
"I came upon this boy who had tears in his eyes and I knew this was the place to be, so I followed him in the crowd," Nguyen said. "Then he came upon the police officer. They talked and he gave him a hug. " Devonte Hart, 12, was at the demonstration holding a sign that said "free hugs" when Portland Police Sgt. Nguyen said that Barnum pointed to the sign and asked "Do I get one of those? " Nguyen's Instagram account has more photos from the protests.
Seven people were arrested during the protest on Portland on Nov. 25, and parts of several highways were closed when pedestrians entered the roadways, according to police reports. About. Google yanks vital Android privacy feature. Well, that didn't take long: shortly after Google added a new Android feature that let you deny apps access to your sensitive personal data, they have revoked it. This is frankly terrible, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Peter Eckersley has some very pointed commentary, recommendations for Android customers, and advice for Google: A moment ago, it looked as though Google cared about this massive privacy problem.
Now we have our doubts. The only way to dispel them, frankly, is for Google to urgently reenable the App Ops interface, as well as adding some polish and completing the fundamental pieces that it is missing: * Android users should be able to disable all collection of trackable identifiers by an app with a single switch, including data like phone numbers, IMEIs, information about the user's accounts.* There should be a way to disable an app's network access entirely.
Google Removes Vital Privacy Feature From Android, Claiming Its Release Was Accidental.