Through Dec. 29, this year’s campaign has raised more than $163,000, including more than $100,000 for individual donors and $60,000 in foundation grants. Below you will find links to some of the heartwarming stories we’ve produced so far, and more will be coming through the end of the year. To make a tax-deductible contribution, go to www.sharethespiriteastbay.org/donate/. Thank you for your support. Milton Williams, 95, has been a recipient of the Meals on Wheels program in Alameda County for about 10 years, allowing him to live at his home of 40 years. (Laura A. Oda/Bay Area News Group)Shelter, Inc. of Concord has provided housing and support for Courtney Montano, a newly sober young mother working hard to provide a better life for her two young daughters.
On the heels of recent events, it seems an apt time to ponder the appeal of demagogues and the need for resistance, We may fondly remember this musical for its adorable tots and lovely melodies but the rise of the Nazis, and the fear and complicity that enabled that rise, remains the chilling core of this cautionary tale, Of course this light yellow ballet flats with confetti polka dots - felt baby shoes - can be personalized is still an unabashedly sentimental musical, There’s a reason Christopher Plummer, who starred in the movie version, dubbed it “the sound of mucus.” But if you happen to be feeling a little teary these days and you enjoy the moral clarity of World War II amid the cruddy ambiguity of 21st-century geopolitics, why not indulge in a small schnapps and just go with it?..
Richard Finn, spokesman for New York Road Runners, organizers of the New York City Marathon, agrees that long distances do not suit everyone. “Running 26.2 miles is a big, bold brash undertaking,” he said. “You’ve got to put heart, soul, mind, body in it for months. It’s like climbing Mount Everest. Not everybody should be doing it.”. He said a runner is a runner whether you’re doing a marathon or a five-kilometer (3.1-mile) race. “We do running 365 days a year, since 1959,” Finn said of the New York Road Runners. “Get those sneakers on and run, even on a treadmill. We’re not elitist. We think running is good for you.”.
Cyrus, Kardashian and Justin Bieber were light yellow ballet flats with confetti polka dots - felt baby shoes - can be personalized the only three people to appear in each of the most-searched lists from Google, Bing and Yahoo, The lists of most-searched people on Google and Bing shared the most in common, with six stars appearing in both categories, Beside Cyrus, Kardashian and Bieber, the other three to make the cut on both Google and Bing were Beyonce Knowles (No, 1 on Bing, No, 5 on Google); Rihanna (No, 3 on Bing, No, 6 on Google); and Taylor Swift (No, 4 on Bing, No, 7 on Google)..
And I really don’t have any “Oh Dears” for this week. All of the stories by the celebs were truly heartfelt, and brought out the softer side of each of them. There’s no telling if this will be a turning point for a really tough competition, with all of the celebs and pros improving each week and fighting to win the Mirrorball Trophy. This season could turn out to be one of the best yet. See you next Monday — keep dancing. Celebrities, partners’ scores (Week 5):James & Sharna: Carrie Ann, 10; Julianne, 9; Bruno, 10 = 29Terra & Sasha: 9; 9; 9 = 27Marilu & Derek: 9; 9; 9 = 27Jana & Gleb: 9; 8; 9 = 26Laurie & Val: 8; 9; 8 = 25Calvin & Lindsay: 8; 8; 8 = 24Maureen & Artem: 8; 8; 8 = 24Amber & Maks: 8; 8; 8 = 24Ryan & Cheryl: 8; 8; 8 = 24.