It’s over 6,000 miles from here to Tokyo! As I finish getting ready for my AMAZING trip, I can’t help but think about all the Japanese families who make the 6,000 + mile trip to America AND put their kids in our schools. Think about it. You travel that many miles and (jet-lagged) are expected to acclimate to American culture and schools — not to Read the rest of this entry »
Category Archives: Good Deeds
At the risk of sounding boastful, I want to share a story of a good deed. It was my “What would you do?” moment and I’m sharing it because I want people to know that someone cares and good deeds happen by strangers all the time.
I was driving with my teenage daughter on a busy two lane road (about 5:30 PM) and I noticed an elderly man in a wheelchair on the road’s shoulder. His wheelchair looked stuck and his head was hanging as if he’d had a stroke or was extremely tired. It was getting a little nippy out and the traffic was getting heavier, but this poor guy was sitting there on the road’s shoulder, which wasn’t more than a piece of broken-up concrete. My daughter and I looked at each other and it was a “What would you do?” moment. Keep driving? Or…turn around and help? Read the rest of this entry »