Let’s Hear it for the Boys

(The following was excerpted from Reader’s Digest, January, 2014, by Lisa Fenn (from ESPN.com)) Dartanyon and Leroy Sutton found their way into my heart four years ago. As an ESPN television producer, I chronicled human-interest stories in sports. I covered everything from legends like Derek Jeter and Michael Jordan to disabled amateurs and terminally ill […]

Cole M. Rivers Fish Hatchery, Crater Lake Highway, Oregon

This photo was taken at the Cole M. Rivers Fish Hatchery on State Route 62 (Crater Lake Highway), Oregon. The hatchery was fully accessible. The tanks are filled with rainbow trout.

U.S. Veterans Struggle with Pain, Stigma of Post-traumatic Stress

(The following was excerpted from The Nation’s Health (A Publication of the American Public Health Association); September, 2016, by Charlotte Tucker) Iraq in 2003 was a nightmare C.J. Grisham could not wake up from. It was sustained, almost daily combat for months, and Grisham, a first sergeant in the Army, said he could feel the […]

Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio

This photo was taken at the Hocking Hills State Park in southern Ohio. There was a wheelchair accessible sign and short paved walkway leading from the parking lot to the trailhead where these stone steps began. A walkway parallel to the steps is visible, made by hiking patrons who didn’t want to take time to negotiate the steps.