Hitting the trail -- Riders raise funds for kids with long-term disabilities
(Features ~ 06/21/08)
Not all children in America are lucky enough to experience even the smallest joys that other American children take for granted. Children with long term illnesses suffer the pain and inconvenience of hospital visits and excruciating medical procedures. Families can break down from the stress and medical expenses, often resulting in bankruptcy and divorce. Phil and Patty Dawson would like to do something to help those children...
When thunder roars, go indoors!
(Editorial ~ 06/21/08)
Cheryl was calling her husband from home to warn him about the coming storm when it happened. Todd was in his garage, fixing the exhaust system on his car. Charles was having lunch in the park. Doug and Susan were hiking near Greer, Ariz. David was a 911 medical dispatcher on duty in southern Florida when it hit...
Mike and Norm's excellent adventure
(Column ~ 06/21/08)
Regular readers of my column know that I like to take trips and do things I haven't done before and they also know that my sojourns last summer left something to be desired. In fact, some of them turned out to be disasters. But I've always believed that just because something bad happens once or even more than once, it has no bearing at all on what will happen next. ...
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