Her velvet cloak draped off the stiff chair. There was no sound from his footsteps, no sound from his presence. “Do ye know?”  He asked. She lowered her head, for she had known for a long time. “My lady, have ye not told them?”  He inquired. She replied only through her eyes. The…
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Smile

Smile when you are happy, Smile when you are sad, Smile when things go good, Smile when things go bad. Smile each and every day, And just think good things, Then you will reap all of the rewards, Of all that…

Searching for Happiness

Searching For Happiness is a New Short Movie co-directed and produced by G. Brian Benson and Nye Green. The film’s inspirational message shows one man’s journey to overcome his loneliness and depression by seeing interactions with others…

With a Little Help from my Friend

On the day we had to say good-bye to our beloved cat Cooper, we wondered if our lovable, goofy and often clueless cat would be able to find his way over the Rainbow Bridge on his own. And as it turned out, he made it, with a little help…

Our Heroes in Blue

Every day when you leave the house, And, you walk out the front door, You wonder what kind of day you'll have, And, you wonder what's in store. You patrol the streets and meet so many, And, provide a service to all,…

The Red Door

If we had to point to specific events within each busy year of painting that truly capture everything we hope to achieve and offer here at ALLBRiGHT 1-800-PAINTING, it would be our Paint-It-Forward projects. This video captures the story…

My Russian Miracle

I am a frequent Interstate traveler. I was born in Ontario, Canada and thus all my family except husband and children live there. So three times a year I make a trek north from Georgia to visit. I often travel by myself as my…

Reclaiming Goofball Island

Recently, I bumped into acquaintance at a road race while waiting for the results to be posted. We engaged in some small talk, which brought up her weekend plans.  She mentioned that one of her grandchildren was celebrating his 20th…

When Tragedy Strikes

When tragedy strikes, it knocks you off your feet and sometimes paralyses you so that you will never rise again. It leaves you out of breath, numb and so scared that you can't even remember how you got where it flung you. And as if you…

The Most Shining Gift of All

A few years ago, I was offered a job by a very sweet and wonderful woman who has created her own successful business. Since I had worked with her before and loved it, I would have welcomed the opportunity to work with her again…But, I did…