ACROSS AMERICA – Maryland residents Mark and Tracy Miller’s new architectural salvage, vintage and superb furnishings enterprise has a becoming identify: Restored from Annapolis.
Mark Miller has recovered after struggling a deadly coronary heart assault on the age of 42. “He was lifeless on the desk,” Miller informed Patch’s Jacob Baumgart. If you do not have a household historical past of heart problems, Miller’s coronary heart failure is totally stress-related.
So he give up his company job and went into enterprise along with his spouse. Now 50, he has a clear invoice of well being and lives by his ardour. The shop will open in Annapolis, the couple’s fourth such enterprise.
“That is why we do it,” Miller mentioned. “As a result of we find it irresistible and revel in it.” » By Jacob Baumgart for Annapolis Patch
It modified my complete outlook
In a lucid dream, Timothy Hinton was floating and searching down from the roof and climbing to a big cross at All Saints Church in Trinity Church, the historic church the place President George Washington as soon as knelt. Heaton, who now lives on Lengthy Island, usually prays there whereas working in Decrease Manhattan and credit prayer with serving to him obtain his targets. “It sounds loopy, however his thoughts is an excellent factor,” Peggy Spellman informed Patch. He was in a medically induced coma on the time as he struggled to flee his lethal Covid-19 arrest. A priest carried out the final rites, however mentioned, “I left.” The expertise strengthened his already iron-hard religion. “It appears to have modified my perspective on all the things,” he mentioned. » By Peggy Spellman Hoey for Patchogue Patch
Flip 100 is for the canines.
The longtime Chicago Heights, Illinois resident made canines an enormous a part of her upcoming centennial celebration. Clara Robertson has spent most of her life caring for animals and making them really feel like pets full-time. As an alternative of marking her a centesimal birthday with items on Jan. 21, Robertson is asking well-wishers to donate to native animal shelters as an alternative. Her aim is to gather 100 gadgets which might be usually pointless to look after pets which might be handed on to shelters. » By Jeff Arnold for Chicago Heights Patch
This go to was excellent.
It takes work to remain in contact after highschool buddies go off to varsity and begin their careers, however in 2013, a bunch of buddies from Vienna, Virginia, who graduated from highschool took a vacation custom, a bar crawl, to remain related whereas residing separate lives on the West Coast. The 2022 bar go to was particular for the buddies after two years off as a result of Covid-19 pandemic. Brad Mann informed Patch’s Emily Layman: “Naturally, it was robust and it took a whole lot of communication and energy, however I am glad we’re again the place we had been.” Sooner or later, he mentioned, “nothing can cease us besides pestilence.” » By Emily Leiman for Vienna Patch
Have you ever ever wished you had been an Oscar Mayer Winner (Cell)?
It is not everybody’s job, however Oscar Mayer wants half a dozen faculty seniors to drive his fleet of six Wiener Mobiles across the nation. Hotdoggers, as these PR individuals are referred to as, should have the ability to experience a 27-foot lengthy sizzling canine, perhaps not that simple, and be comfy working round carrying a human-sized sizzling canine. » By Beth Dalbey for Throughout America Patch
Here is a child penguin for you.
Guests on the Milwaukee Zoo have a restricted time to see child Gentoo penguins earlier than they go backstage for somewhat coaching. The penguin is rising quick, however it weighed simply 107 grams when it hatched in December to Oscar and Fiona, who’re preserving watch over their toddler. “Oscar and Fiona are primarily sitting or standing subsequent to the chick to maintain it heat in the meanwhile,” the zoo mentioned in a press release. “Gentoo penguins instinctively don’t go away their infants unattended for the primary month of life. They usually should not, as a result of the chick does not but have waterproof feathers and will begin to wander exterior the nest and presumably fall into the water. » By John Quinney for Milwaukee Patch
And here’s a child whale.
Vacationers aboard the Dana Whalf Whale Watch ship Ocean Journey in California final week had been handled to an incredible sight: a grey whale giving beginning to a calf within the water. “We noticed the new child calf; it solely lasted minutes! The mom was gently lifting the calf to assist it breathe when the calf gave the impression to be resting on its again,” mentioned a Dana Wharf spokesperson. It will likely be a couple of foot lengthy.” » By Miranda Ceja for Laguna Niguel-Dana shut level