Positively Wendy Bell Inspiring Stories

Hopeful for the Future

Hopeful for the Future

I've been laying low after the testimony last week before the Senate Judiciary Committee. I was sitting at my computer, finessing a point I was trying to make in the book I'm writing
Attila Rides Again

Attila Rides Again

There's a lot of noise out there that might make you feel doubtful of America's course these days. The daily news is a predictable smattering of horror and corruption, and with neighbors fighting neighbors over party politics,
Keeping My Eyes Open

Keeping My Eyes Open

It was only one year ago but it feels like so much longer, as though the sands in my hourglass have been slipping through far more quickly than I've given them permission.
Hopping It Out

Hopping It Out

I took Ryan, Chris and Bobby out to dinner last night, just the four of us. I enjoy spending time with different brotherly combinations, but the Littles have an interesting dynamic. It tests me, 
Be Someone's Match

Be Someone's Match

Mackenna Drazich describes herself as regular. As ordinary. As, the way she puts it, "nothing special." But when you look into her beautiful brown eyes or get lost in her flowing waves of glossy brown 
This Hits Home

This Hits Home

Michael was likely in the fifth or sixth grade when he went after school to the Frick Park Market to buy an ice cream. Our neighborhood deli is an historic place.
Never Quit

Never Quit

There are few people in my life as inspiring as Attila Domos. I met Attila two years ago, several weeks after he unofficially broke a world record. I don't know about you,
Embracing Change

Embracing Change

When you think of things that scare you, what comes to mind? I'm ridiculously afraid of our water heater in the basement. It gurgles and groans and scares the liver out of me. 
Mission.Mahi

Mission.Mahi

Come along for a special ride as a Pittsburgh man whose alcoholism and drug abuse nearly cost him his life more times than he can count changes course... and offers a safe place for recovering addicts to work and to heal.
You Are Amazing.

You Are Amazing.

It's official. All five of our sons are back in school, eye-rollingly obliging me with the traditional "stand in the driveway and smile quickly so I can take a photo and never forget this moment" picture.
To Ryan, My Fighter

To Ryan, My Fighter

   I think one of the hardest things to do in life is take the high road. To be classy when the rest of the world shows it can't be. 
Life's Biggest Regret

Life's Biggest Regret

I was something like four months and seventy-five pages into the book I was writing when it hit me: I was actually writing two books at the same time.