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The good one does sometimes boomerangs sooner than expected

Published Dec. 21, 2015

Sometimes karma is beautiful.

St. Petersburg's David Caras, a retired Coast Guard radio navigator and aircrew chief, used to raise guide puppies for Southeastern Guide Dogs to help fellow veterans. An active triathlete, he never imagined he would need the services of a guide dog.

But when he lost his leg after he was hit by an SUV while jogging, he struggled to adjust to his new prosthetic leg. Caras sought the help of Southeastern Guide Dogs and now has Bobb, a black Labrador who provides both emotional and balance support.

Pay it forward, folks. It will come back to you. …

I'm not sure what kind of karma awaits the person (or people) who stole $4,500 worth of toys and food from Keystone Community Church in Lutz — maybe they needed it — but folks have responded by delivering even more donations.

On top of that, Feld Entertainment and the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will donate $10,000 worth of goods to the church on Wednesday — and 100 free tickets to the circus, naturally. …

Seen on a bumper sticker: Vote for Kenobi — Our Only Hope. …

A new study indicates people who swear are more intelligent. Sadly, that makes a lot of hip-hop artists geniuses. Profanity may lure in young, impressionable fans. It won't generate any good karma. …

So many people have signed up for the first Hillsborough County Driver's License Reinstatement Day, the Clerk of the Court's office has stopped taking reservations. It's a clear sign such a program is long overdue, and an indication a lot of people are searching for good karma.

That's all I'm saying.


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