Sheryll Kidder: Mastering the Craft of Kindness

Sheryll Kidder: Mastering the Craft of Kindness

When Sheryll Kidder started EZPZ Crafting, she merely wanted to make items to sell. Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, she transitioned into teaching workshops via Zoom to those who want to make crafts at home. “That’s done very well for me,” Sheryll says. “I do...
Sewing the Pieces Together: Anita by Design

Sewing the Pieces Together: Anita by Design

Anita Morris’ husband, LAFD Fire Capt. Cecil “CEMO” Morris, passed away from duty-related brain cancer in 2018. Now she’s inspiring others with her willingness to give back. Her 5-year-old company, Anita by Design, is the Ladders & Laces sponsor of the 2021 LA...
Stilson Cellars Wine: A Firefighter Family’s Dream Come True

Stilson Cellars Wine: A Firefighter Family’s Dream Come True

Making wine along the beautiful Central California coast seemed like a distant dream when Deb Stilson first imagined it. But a leap of faith and a lot of hard work have turned that vision into an exciting new career and lifestyle. At Stilson Cellars, family is at the...
Firefighter Crafted: Special Showcase for First Responders

Firefighter Crafted: Special Showcase for First Responders

Allen Janzen has witnessed the creativity of firefighters. The walls of Los Angeles’ firehouses are filled with artwork and he wants to bring attention to that. Firefighter Crafted Promotes Firefighters’ Crafted Artwork About a year ago, Janzen founded Firefighter...
Rosie Tos: A Brush of Fresh Air

Rosie Tos: A Brush of Fresh Air

For some people, passion can be a slow burning flame that can shape one’s life. This barely controllable emotion can fuel desire and even transport an individual’s creativity across an ocean. Rosie Tos is a person who is full of passion. You can see it in her eyes and...
Sam Springsteen – Jersey City Firefighter

Sam Springsteen – Jersey City Firefighter

You might call these the “Glory Days” for Bruce Springsteen’s youngest son. On January 14th, Sam Springsteen was officially sworn in as a firefighter in Jersey City N.J. The 26-year-old was one of 15 new firefighters entering the profession during a ceremony at City...