Author: Michael Cockrell

Michael Cockrell

Called Back to Bootcamp

“After 80 Years I’m Finally At Home!” — Frank Wright The heroes of yesterday are mostly gone.  Those men and women who answered the call

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Michael Cockrell

King Tides

Words are both fun and funny.  We often use the term “king” to describe something big. Huge. Larger than life.  And that’s what a King

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Michael Cockrell

Amateur (Ham) Radio Field Day

Testing Readiness for Emergencies On June 26-27, amateur or “ham” radio operators gathered around North America as well as in the East Bay-Delta areas to

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Michael Cockrell

California Mosquito Awareness Week

Editor’s Note – This video was produced by Michael Cockrell for the San Joaquin County Mosquito Vector Control District and published by SoundingsMag with permission. 

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Michael Cockrell

Vietnam Veterans Day Observed

Flag Folding Ceremony Local veterans have observed this day for many years. But this year was special. This year volunteers gathered to rehearse and then

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Michael Cockrell

Animal Rescue Tales

This is the time of year we think of donating money or supplies to organizations and agencies with a donation method. Consider these animal rescue

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Michael Cockrell

Volunteering with Animal Rescue in 2020

Neighbors helping neighbors in times of disaster.  That’s how many of the grass-roots animal rescue organization originated.  They’re generally comprised of volunteers and during a

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Michael Cockrell

Animal Rescuers

There are many national, state, local and volunteer organizations that work together to rescue and shelter pets and livestock during disasters.  Learn about those who

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