Exodus Tyson, Mike Tyson’s Daughter Tragedy
Jun27

Exodus Tyson, Mike Tyson’s Daughter Tragedy

photo credit: david drexler The tragic death of Mike Tyson’s daughter, four-year old Exodus, is heart-wrenching to say the least.  It most definitely struck a chord in a lot of people being that the accident was something that could have been prevented.  The little girl was accidentally strangled by a cord hanging from a treadmill in their home, and every person who heard or read this news probably had the same gut-reaction:  it...

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Danny Hauser, 13 Years Old & Forced Into Chemotherapy

Danny Hauser, a 13-year old cancer patient from Minnesota, made the news recently when a court ordered him to undergo chemotherapy.  Initially, the Hauser family refused to continue the next round of treatments after the first one proved to have too many side effects for the teenage boy.   His case became fodder for media frenzy because his family is from a Native American faith called Nemenhah, which upholds the belief that modern...

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Mexico Day Care Fire kills 27 Children

Mexico Day Care Fire kills 27 Children The headline sends chills down my spine and snaps me into reality. Every parent has had this fear a some point… the fear of not being there, when your child is in danger. How could such a thing happen? In this case, the fire started in a neighboring warehouse and quickly spread to the daycare.  The children were between 1 and 5 years old. I can’t imagine the unspeakable grief of the...

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Swine Flu Pandemic
May04

Swine Flu Pandemic

photo credit: Unhindered by Talent Swine flu sickness has been getting lots of play in the news right now and the timing of this is very interesting. I believe it’s laying the groundwork for a “launch” of sorts in the fall. As you may know especially if you’re a news hound all the major talking heads and programs are focused on this swine flu and what a pandemic they believe it’s going to be....

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Savannah Redding – Middle School Strip Search
Apr28

Savannah Redding – Middle School Strip Search

Savannah Redding – Middle School Strip Search photo credit: Tim Pearce, Los Gatos I was at the other Gym the other night doing a little cardio bike ride. At most gyms as you know they’ll have the TVs turned on so you can watch while you’re doing your exercise. As it so happens CNN was dialed in. I don’t normally watch the news because it’s very negative and it puts your mind and spirit in a down place but...

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Earth Day – Family Dining

Earth Day a family dining experience. Yesterday was the second Sunday of Easter on the Catholic calendar and I know this because twice a month I give my granddad a ride to his church. It was also 3 days before Earth Day’s huge wednesday celebration. It’s always interesting to see the method and form the Catholic service takes because it seems to be the same thing every week.  The one thing which does change is the sermon...

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