Monthly Archives: June 2013

Sarcasm-Bombing

Reproductive health supporters have been sarcasm-bombing the Facebook pages of legislators who do not support their cause. Often, these legislators are men who don’t want women to make their own decisions about their own reproductive health. Virginia state Senator (and … Continue reading

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A Concern for Men’s Reproductive Health

For years, male legislators have sought to regulate women’s rights to legal abortion and legal access to contraception. For example, House Bill 125, also known as the “Heartbeat bill,” which was sponsored by a male legislator named Lynn Wachtmann, a … Continue reading

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Texas State Senator Wendy Davis: The LeBron James of Filibustering

Source of Photo of Wendy Davis: texastribune.org On 25 June 2013, Wendy Davis, a Democrat and a member of the Texas Senate from District 10, became a hero when she filibustered in Austin, Texas, for 11 hours against a bill … Continue reading

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“The Reason I was Crying is Because I had So Much Joy that I had Just Made Two Teens So, So Happy”

Source of Photo: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/story/2013/06/25/mb-taylor-swift-tickets-.html On 22 June 2013, Taylor Swift performed at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Roxy Lacroix and her boyfriend showed up with tickets that they had bought on Kijiji, Canada’s largest free classified website; unfortunately, the … Continue reading

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“Love and Only Love”

Source of Photo: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/23/derek-gores-only-love_n_3488307.html?utm_hp_ref=good-news One of artist Derek Gores’ many collages is titled “Love and Only Love,” which comes from a song by Neil Diamond. It is a happy collage that shows two women in a park with a little … Continue reading

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Holy Batcave!

Source of Photo: http://www.highline-autos.com/great_garage/56/The-Best-Batcave-West-of-Gotham Charles Keller, who lives in Phoenix, Arizona, gives ill children tours of Batman’s Batcave (formerly a warehouse), which includes a Batmobile, Batmobile Parachute Pickup Service Van (Batman does not litter; the Batmobile Parachute Pickup Service Van … Continue reading

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An Unusual Photo Album

Source of Photo: http://imgur.com/a/eqX3Z Source of Photo of Stephanie: http://i.imgur.com/aOv7XrM.jpg When Reddit user Ticklesmyfancy, aka Stephanie, graduated with an AOS [Associates of Science degree] in web design and interactive media in June 2013 [Stephanie wrote on Reddit, “I literally had to … Continue reading

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Good Dog

Source of Photo (A sign from Marmora, Ontario, Canada, from the book Signspotting 4: The Art of Miscommunication, compiled by Doug Lansky): http://blog.sfgate.com/getlost/2013/06/24/signspotting-signs-gone-wrong/#13220-13 Check out some FREE eBooks about good deeds (and some books for sale): http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/bruceb For some stories … Continue reading

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“Hope This Makes Up for the Skipped Out Bill!!”

Source of Photo: http://i.imgur.com/y6aAq23.jpg?1 In June 2013, Redditor coldxshivers wrote about a good deed that a friend did when a couple of high-school students skipped out on their bill at a local Denny’s. The friend noticed the students’ server starting to … Continue reading

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“Thank You, Richard Anderson”

On 13 June 2013, Jessie Frank needed to get on board a Delta flight so that she could “pick up my Type 1 Diabetic 12-year-old from her diabetes summer camp. I’m sure she would have been fine if someone else … Continue reading

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