Tag Archives: Heroes

Speaking of Flying…

I just completed the rough drafts of my first two non-fiction books not written for children, all 64,541 words worth. It has been fun writing them. One is titled, “From the Heart of a Grateful Man” and deals with love, … Continue reading

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“So Many Caring People In This World”

(This is a re-post for newer readers.) “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Commitment, Compassion, Fear, Following Your Passion, Goodness, Heroes, Kindness, Love, Making the World a Better Place, Quotes I Love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“Rusty Bear and Thomas, Too”

Here are some excerpts and illustrations from my second children’s book. It’s titled “Rusty Bear and Thomas, Too”. It is scheduled for release at the end of September, and will be a part of my Kickstarter Crowd-sourcing campaign (which could … Continue reading

Posted in Action, Adventure, Adversity, Animals, Challenges, Children, Children's Stories/Poems I Wrote, Choices, Compassion, Courage, Friendship, Goodness, Gratitude, Heroes, Inspiring, Kindness, My Written Works Misc., Project Updates for Children's Stories/Poems I Wrote, Teamwork | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

All Heroes To Me

These people are all heroes to me. They are window washers at a children’s hospital in Pittsburgh. Can you imagine what it would feel like to be seriously ill and see Spiderman, Superman, or Batman right outside your window, waving … Continue reading

Posted in Attittude, Compassion, Heroes, Ingenuity, Inspiring, Kindness, Making the World a Better Place, Photos That Touched Me | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

“So Many Caring People In this World”

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day, especially in times of ‘disaster,’ … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Heroes, Kindness, Love, Making the World a Better Place, Quotes I Love, Stories That Touched Me | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

My Heroes: Warriors and Peacemakers: James Stewart

I recently realized that all of my favorite heroes were either warriors or peacemakers. I thought that was a bit odd. Yeah, I know, a lot about me is more than a bit odd, but in this case I dug … Continue reading

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Loma Prieta Earthquake: The BIG One (So Far) Part 3 of 3

The aftershocks kept coming, sporadic and of varying intensity. We decided to see if any of the radio stations had come back up so we bundled everyone and went out to my car in the garage and sat in the … Continue reading

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