Our son built a substantial zip line in the hills above San Luis Obispo when he was a Junior at Cal Poly. Stupidly one day he ‘clipped on’ with a keychain carabiner from Seven Eleven … And leapt off the treetop platform they had built. His friends tell me his fall was easily a 100 […]
Stories about Angels helping people.
The doctor was pressuring the family to ‘pull the plug’ on their elderly Mama as she lay dying. It was a pressure that went against everything the family believed yet she had been near death for several days. They had to make a decision, and that is when an out of state family friend called. […]
In 1968 my husband and I built a 47 room building. The front part was to be used for our growing bridal business, the back half for our growing family. The basement was dug and alone my husband proceeded to lay the first sill planks on the basement walls. We had two part-time carpenters and […]
When our daughter was about 4, she was happily chatting to me and my husband. As we sat on the couch, she climbed up onto the arm rest and stood up balancing. Before we could tell her “no”, we both saw her fall backwards directly toward the rough stone fireplace hearth behind her. We watched […]
Mom took the kids to the lake to enjoy a quiet summer day in upstate New York. The park was nearly deserted, with just a few families scattering the beach. Kindly the swimming area was sectioned off with buoys chains that delineated where it was safe to swim and Carl was playing around in this […]
Their son was 8 years old and had major surgery to remove a malignant brain tumor. The healing process developed complications and his seizure required an emergency action. The family gathered at the hospital during the surgery, and just Mom stayed the night once he was in recovery. It was a long night. After a […]