Pay It Forward

I walked into a McDonald’s to grab a quick bite, and i wasn’t expecting to see a couple in front of me asking management for a possible free meal. They…

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The Pool and The caregiver

I used to have an older client as a caregiver, who wanted to participate in the special Olympics. He specifically wanted to swim but, sadly didn’t have many people volunteer…

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The Man, Wheelchair, Bottle and Bible

I was walking home from work one day when i saw a man in a wheelchair trying to get across the street. I asked him if he needed some help,…

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The Lone Man By the Highway

One time, me and a group of friends decided to take a trip to Missoula to hit up the mall. When we got there, i saw an old man sitting…

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An Empathetic Hand

A young woman I was in love with for years was sexually abused when she was young. When the time came to help her power through that, I did. Her…

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An Ear Can Be The Best Therapist

I always feel needed when I help my buddy out. He is going through a rough time, unemployed, a bad break up, just down in the dumps. When he needs…

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Dead Truck on York Road

One time on York Road, my brother’s truck battery died and it was negative twelve outside, at midnight. He had forgotten to plug his truck in and the cold weather…

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Dead Battery

It was zero degrees on Sunday morning as I headed to the gym. Snowflakes drifted in the morning sun. Coming down the hill on the icy road, I saw a…

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The Pope Visits New York

Lines begin at dawn, roll miles down Seventh Avenue – a reverent carpet to evening mass at Madison Square Garden. In the Times Square station subway singers gather by the…

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An Inch and a Mile

How often does a busy man, an author, a mover and a shaker, one whose kids are raised, take time for a young boy? Patient. Kind. His face, gentle and…

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American Airlines Breaks Through the Wall

Corporations have earned a bad reputation for, among other things, losing the personal touch. Example: In the name of “efficiency” (translation: cutting jobs), they force customers needing information or assistance…

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Mother’s Day

When Sunday comes, I will be 1,821 miles away. I will be treading the path of the greedy, the desperate, and the hopeful. Those who marched towards the mad promises…

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