A Great Dream Come True

Winter Johnson worked hard to get the Culver City Patch.com up and running. Her vision, passion, and drive found success, and she is excited about it. I enjoy reading about the dreams and passions of others. I enjoy hearing that they have persevered through all the obstacles, and accomplished a great dream. I expected hard […]

Edward James Olmos

Edward James Olmos is a great voice for education, justice, hard work, and the Hispanic community, as well as others. He has done much good in his life. I like his work. I like what he had done. I like what I believe he will do. People try to do better because of his leadership […]

Amber’s Dream Come True

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYkPK-PI-ZM] I love this story. What a dream come true! Amber Des Roches lost her battle with leukemia in 2007, but her dream has lived on. On Sunday May 1, 2011 her dream came true. The magical Medcenter One sixth-floor Children’s Hospital has come to life. From the moment children get off the elevator to […]

Michael Bernard Beckwith

Michael Bernard Beckwith has a gift, a passion. He does much good. I appreciate his efforts. He is a great motivator, speaker, leader…. The list goes on. He reaches out to those with a wide variety of beliefs. Recently, he was paid a great compliment in a Sports Illustrated article. Under “Ten Things I Think I […]

Rosemary Children’s Services

Emma Spear started Rosemary Cottage during the time of the roaring twenties, for troubled teen girls, who suffered from abuse, neglect, and abandonment. Today Rosemary Children’s Services helps troubled children, who suffer from awful abuses, get the protective, foster and adoptive care, education, and other services that they need. They have many success stories. Emma […]

The Seven Secrets of Inspiring Leaders

Right now I am not a great leader. People do not follow me, they don’t even listen to me. Sometimes I feel as though I can be a great leader, that I should, that I will one day. That will be a surprise. But I won’t be able to do it all by myself. The […]


    When it comes to careers in Hollywood, while many will say it’s a dream come true to work in this town, it’s veryhard work and a lot of it. Breaking into the animation world, where artists thrive, is even harder, but if there is one key to success – it’s persistence. I am moved […]

Inspiration from Winka

I like this story. The inspiration and great example to follow came from a disabled adopted dog. Isn’t that how life is? Even animals can deal with what they have. I like Winka’s attitude. Aren’t pets full of love and forgiveness? It didn’t take her long to find Sonny (Winka’s former name), a 3 month […]


Fear is something that can take you away from goals and dreams. Take away the true meaning of your life. It can take over and all else will come tumbling down. TIMBER, and there it falls. Down. Everything. True tragedy in life comes not when something horrible happens, but when we choose to let it […]

Cheers to Freedom.

It’s Independence Day, and I am thinking about freedom. Freedom in my life–how much I have, how much I want, and how much other people don’t seem to have it. Freedom: exemption from external control, interference, regulation, etc…. the power to determine action without restraint.   It has been a ‘dream come true’ for me […]