#533 Saving water in Oklahoma City

Photo clip from Oklahoma City's water-wise campaign

Oklahoma is in the U.S. drought zone. The Oklahoma Climatological Survey tracks the state’s rainfall. The trend is worrisome, with precipitation well below normal rates. That means everyone needs to help conserve what water there is. Agriculture and industry are…


#529 Luis Soriano Bohorquez’s Biblioburro


Thanks to Valérie Mathey’s and Gérard Picot’s Facebook page, Improbables Libraries, Improbables Bibliothèques, thousands of book addicts have been introduced to one of the most unusual libraries on the planet: Biblioburro. Luis Soriano Bohorquez, a teacher at an elementary school…


#527 Steve Goodier’s story gifts

Stone found and photographed by Justin Reid, via Flickr Creative Commons

I have been subscribing to Steve Goodier’s Life Support System for years now. I have bought some of his 60-Second Readings collections and shared them with friends. What I haven’t done, I am embarrassed to say, is to let him…


#525 Kitten and her crow mother

Crow and her kitten

In 1999 Wallace and Ann Collito of North Attleboro, Massachusetts, were sitting on their front porch when they saw a tiny kitten wander by. Several days later they saw the kitten again. This time she had a companion, a crow.…


#524 Frank Foley forgives a thief

Christmas basket

With Christmas less than a week away, Frank Michael Foley of Lequille, Nova Scotia, had filled his vehicle with happiness for the family. CTV Atlantic reports he had a special angel pendant for the wife he has called his “special…