I love you because …

Few of us ever tell the people we love exactly why we love them. Sure, we may list a few reasons, but we rarely give too much detail.  The same was true of  Janice Kennedy and her sister Sheila Tynan. The fact ...

Sheila

Sheila was passionate about life and that passion showed in her smile -  a really joyful, happy to be here with you, smile.  That smile reflected the enthusiasm Sheila brought to everyone she met and everything...

There at the End

"Being with my mother when she died was one of the most beautiful experiences of my life."  Dorothy Craig - Nursing Home Volunteer "...to be there, offering a calm and deeply caring hand was my joy." Elaine ...

Cooking with Class: No Meat No Problem

Here's a unique opening for a DVD on cooking vegetarian food - have the two student cooks and the instructor assure us they eat meat and then have them go out hunting. And no, not for truffles. You wouldn't th...

Hundreds of Hundreds

What would have a greater impact on your life - giving a stranger a hundred dollar bill or having a stranger give you that bill? For a few people, the day a total stranger handed them a hundred dollars compl...

Music Maker

Fraser Chute loves music.  He is a formally trained drummer, but he has also “dragged around” a steel string guitar for over thirty years. He also really enjoys working with wood.  Over the years Fraser has ...

Books Read Us

Almost everyone has been moved by a story, photo or song. For many of us, one book, poem, film, photograph, or piece of music has changed the whole course of our lives. Here are some stories that changed oth...

Move to a Nursing Home

“Best job I have ever had.  I love it here.”  He is young, early 20s maybe, good looking and stylishly dressed.  He looks like a guy who might work in the music business or something.  “Really?" I said in compl...