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Day: July 27, 2006

Ship’s Crew Saved

Ship’s Crew Saved

A 654 foot ship (the Cougar Ace) carrying 4813 Japanese cars sits precariously on it’s side in the shores off an Alaskan island called Adak. It was hit by a large wave on Sunday. The crew clung to the ship for hours waiting to be rescued. A Coast Guard cutter was on the scene Monday. All 23 crew members were rescued then shuttled to Adak Island. They were treated for minor injuries and severe muscle strain. Attention now turns to…

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Big Papi has a Big Heart

Big Papi has a Big Heart

I’m a huge Oakland A’s fan. The other night, while watching my poor team be slaughter by the Boston Red Sox, there was a brief interlude. In between batters, they showed David Ortiz of the Red Sox, in the stands. He was walking with a little boy no more than five years old. He had taken the boy to the dugout and given him one of his bats. The boy walked next to this giant holding the bat that was…

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