Kyle and Pattie Petty thanking Tony Stewart for his phenomenal donation to The Victory Junction Camp back in 2006!
Petty Officer Second Class (SEAL) Michael A. Monsoor received the Medal of Honor posthumously in a ceremony at the White House April 8, 2008 for his actions in Ar Ramadi, Iraq on Sept. 29, 2006. On that day, Monsoor was part of a sniper overwatch security position with three other SEALs and eight Iraqi Army (IA) soldiers. An insurgent closed in and threw a fragmentation grenade into the overwatch position. The grenade hit Monsoor in the chest
Love, Your Little Monster
Christ on the cross and the scissor arches of Wells Cathedral.
During the 14th century the central supports of the crossing (the junction of a Cathedral's four arms) were found to be sinking.
In 1338 Bishop Ralph (stop sniggering at the back) of Salisbury decided to build internal scissor arches to support the weight.
I don't know if he had any other bright ideas in his lifetime, but this must have been his best. Fast forward 670
Love, your little monster
Hang out with Tony Hawk and his crew every other Tuesday as they take on different cities, countries and skate spots around the globe. In Episode 5 Tony and the Crew Skate the Sonic Generations Contest in Venice Beach where amazing skateboarding goes back to it's roots.
Around the World in Design
I made this for Kyle for his birthday, with the help of our little Lola and Fletcher. We wanted to help him feel better about turning 30 by
Donation Letter Tips - How to write a donation letter including what to say and when to say it in your letter. Writing donation letters that produce the desired result is an art form that must include four major elements. Your donation request letter must clearly communicate who you are, what you are raising money for, why they should donate to your cause, and how you use those donations.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and the Black Crowes. Oct 10, 2006.
Mr. Sillypants wakes up late the day of the big camping trip. He sets off on his own to find his friends, gets lost in the woods, and finally follows his nose to the camp site.
Here are a pair of bespoke Crocodile lace-up shoes by Gaziano & Girling. The company was started in 2006 by Tony Gaziano and Dean Girling in order to create ready-to-wear and bespoke men shoes.
This is Amazing....
A 21-week-old unborn baby named Samuel Alexander Armas was operated on in his mother’s womb by surgeon Joseph Bruner. As Dr. Bruner completed the surgery on Samuel, the little guy reached his tiny, but fully developed hand through the incision and firmly grasped the surgeon’s finger as if thanking the doctor for the gift of life. Dr. Bruner said when his finger was grasped, it was the most emotional moment of his life,
This photographer (Kyle Thompson) is the first photographer in a long time to make me stop and look. His work is truly thought provoking and I am in love with each and every one.
The Perfect Home
Remembering Robin Williams: His Life in Pictures | FAMILY MAN | The father of three (Zachary, Zelda and Cody) credited his children for helping him commit to sobriety. "If I had a choice to erase from my life something, I would leave all the memories of my children," he said in 2006, "even the memories when they misbehave because it is still extraordinary."
For the kiddos
Although they were both phenomenal in the film, I felt like Josh completely stole this scene. So much passion behind his voice...and he was
A Whole Lotta Dreams
Elie Wiesel—2006 After Oprah chose the Nazi death camp survival story Night by Elie Wiesel for her Book Club, she and the legendary author and humanitarian visited the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland. Inside one of the barracks at the prison, Professor Wiesel told Oprah about his memories of those who died here. "When I come here, I'm not really alone. I'm with you, but I'm not only with you," he said. "They are around us. ... I think
The beautiful face of courage: Lance Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter USMC Carpenter, 21, of Gilbert lost the eye, most of his teeth and use of his right arm from a grenade blast Nov. 21 near Marjah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Friends and family say he threw himself in front of the grenade to protect his best friend in Afghanistan, Cpl. Nick Eufrazio
The beautiful face of courage: Lance Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter USMC
Carpenter, 21, of Gilbert lost the eye, most of his teeth and use of his right arm from a grenade blast Nov. 21 near Marjah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
Friends and family say he threw himself in front of the grenade to protect his best friend in Afghanistan, Cpl. Nick Eufrazio. What a HERO!!
Jimmy Stewart and his father outside the family hardware store in 1945 upon his homecoming . . . Love this!
Southern girls know their NASCAR Gentlemen: Bobby Allison Richard Petty Dale Earnhardt Tony Stewart.
Quotes and Words
The Beautiful Face of Courage Story. Lance Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter USMC. Carpenter, 21, of Gilbert lost the eye, most of his teeth and use of his right arm from a grenade blast Nov. 21 near Marjah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Friends and family say he threw himself in front of the grenade to protect his best friend in Afghanistan, Cpl. Nick Eufrazio
Camp commander Berg was forced to help search for victims and to watch the results of his crimes. Within two months 150 victims were found on the grounds of former camp Amersfoort.
The visit would have been Bush's first to Europe since he admitted in his autobiography, Decision Points, in November that he had authorised the use of waterboarding – simulated drowning – on detainees at Guantánamo accused of links with al-Qaida. Whether out of concern over the protests or the arrest warrant, it is an extraordinary development for a former US president to have his travel plans curtailed in this way, and amounts to a victory for human rights campaigners.
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For the past 6 years, a German shepherd called Capitán has slept next to the grave of his owner every night at 6pm. His owner, Miguel Guzmán died in 2006. Capitán, the dog, disappeared while the family attended the funeral services. A week later relatives of Guzmán were visiting the cemetery when they were astounded to find the dog next to the owner’s grave. The cemetery director says that the dog comes around each night at 6pm, and has done so
Corporal Tibor "Ted" Rubin's many acts of courage during the Korean War saved the lives of hundreds of his fellow soldiers. In the heat of battle, he inspired his comrades with his fearlessness. And amid the inhumanity of a Chinese prisoner of war camp, he gave them hope. Born in Hungary in 1929, Ted and his family were rounded up by the Nazis and taken to concentration camps when he was just 13 years old. He was taken to Mauthausen Camp in
"When he gets out of the Army, which may be soon, Jimmy expects to go back to making movies," LIFE wrote. "'But no war pictures,' he said. 'I'll settle for good comedy.'" True to his word, Stewart returned to film in 1946 -- with a little picture called It's a Wonderful Life.
“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German Lutheran pastor, theologian, writer and poet, hanged by the Nazis two weeks before his camp was liberated for his involvement in the Abwehr plot to kill Hitler. He refused the opportunity to escape in order to protect others from retaliation. (rw)