Mary Schmich: Hate that mask? You'll like it better if you turn it into a story
Every mask tells a story. What’s yours?Obviously, this question presumes that you have a mask and use it, in which case, you’re not the prime target for the new Illinois ad campaign that comes with the slogan “It Only Works if You Wear It.” The $5 million campaign, which the governor announced Monday, is aimed at the mask resisters, the legions whose behavior is one reason a killer virus continues to stalk the land.But if you do wear a mask when you should — generally indoors in public spaces, outdoors when you can’t keep proper social distance — you probably have a story, and that story makes...
Once a rescue dog, this pit bull mix is now officially a police officer at the station where she lives
PHILADELPHIA — Halo wasn’t the kind of rescue dog everybody wanted, or that anybody wanted, for nearly a year.Surrendered by her owners after they broke up, Halo, a 6-year-old pit bull mix, was taken in by Rags 2 Riches Animal Rescue in Delaware County and placed with a foster family as they waited for someone to see through her quirks, to the good girl underneath.Halo didn’t have fluffiness or youth going for her — the gray started to settle in around her boopable nose some time ago — and one of her back legs points up in the air like a pop-up turkey timer whenever she sits down.But when Upla...
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