This is in memory of my dad, Corporal William Curtis Perry United States Army, who served in World War II and Korean War.
I am writing regarding my two-year old niece, Kennedy Rae Urban.
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Every day they die for our freedom.
Cancer is not always a death sentence but an invitation to live, a wake-up call to be present in the moment, a permit to love without holding back, a chance to forgive, a reason to be accepting of all people, and an order to slow down to take time to really see and smell the flowers.
Doreetha Daniels turned 98 years young on April 25.
Have you have ever had an extraordinary moment of any kind that really struck you because of the coincidence or surprise that it presented, or perhaps an unusually realistic dream you experienced, or even an instinct – that little voice in your head – that you listened to and it paid off?
All his life he moaned and groaned about the unfairness of it. He'd been promised a Military Medal, outranked only by the Victoria Cross, the highest award that could be achieved. Well, he'd certainly earned it as a dispatch rider.
Children and animals walk hand in hand. American Indians often venerated their kinship with animals with totems. Kids don't need wooden carvings; they simply treasure their furry comrades (or feathered in this case).
September the first, 1939 is my own day that will forever live in infamy. I was 12 years old. Thousands of London school children had boarded trains in a mass exodus. It would be a weekend in the country – or so we had been told. Alas, the whole world soon knew that two days later we were at war and there was no returning to our homes for the foreseeable future.
The first ever Barking Picnic hosted by the Barking Flowers of the Mountain Communities was pawtastic. On Saturday, March 22 over 100 people attended the picnic in Frazier Park. The Barking Flowers hosted this event to raise awareness and funds for the Dogs on Deployment program (a 501(c)(3) national non-profit which provides an online network for service members to search for volunteers who are willing to board their pets during their owner's service commitments).
He was not large in stature, my Dad. He was the eleventh of twelve children, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1907. His name was Francis Joseph Sahr. He skipped through his academic years only attending six of elementary school and two of commercial. At seventeen, he was foreman of the Pittsburgh Press mailroom. This was to set his future career in the newspaper business. Frank's parents came from Germany, the Saar Valley region. Their last name was Saar but my grandmother thought there were too many "a's" in the name so she took out one and replaced it ...
The Cole William Larsen Foundation hosted its annual Memorial Garden Tour on May 4, showcasing local gardens to raise money for families of fallen and wounded members of the military.
Valencia residents Carly Elizabeth Jennings and Matthew Wayne McGee are pleased to announce the birth of their beautiful baby girl, Elizabeth (Ellie) Grace Jennings-McGee.
Stepping off a red carpet and into the building, guests were greeted by Romanesque volunteers fanning the walkway with palm fronds.
Many are the times that I've been quoted as saying, Bill Hart was my father's "boyhood hero." Dad learned many of his ethics from watching Bill defeat the bad guys on the silent screen. He developed his "Code of the West" while sitting in a storefront theater in Pennsylvania.
By today's fatherhood standards, my dad got away with murder.
Among the racks of a boutique in Newhall, shoppers can find a chance to give back to their community.
About 20 years ago, Santa Clarita residents John Kiraly and Krysta Hendrix-Davis met at the John Tracy Clinic in Los Angeles, a special preschool for children with hearing loss.
Although a family tale assures a different story, I was born in central Cuba in 1954.
Mom says Dad is magic
As I sit at my desk wondering what to write and what category I fall into, I can't help to think of what it really means to be a dad.
My father was my hero and I am so very proud to tell everyone that.