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May 12, 2017


David was born with a genetic disorder. He is very small for his age and has only two fingers on his left hand. He is non-verbal and spoon-fed. This doesn’t stop him from being able to impact everyone around him in the most amazing and beautiful ways; with no words. His silence is undersc...

April 28, 2017

"I love my family, because they help me see in the dark”- Will (13 years old)

Will is 13. He’s got an amazing sense of humor and thinks about life differently, because he knows he has a limited time to see. He has Bardet-Biedl syndrome which causes retinal degeneration and will eventually rend...

April 1, 2017

Kate is 8. She can do a back flip! She is smart. She is a beautiful, coordinated, and talented cheerleader and she can sing like an angel-but something happens when she’s not flipping, singing or cheering- and at times disaster strikes. She’s broken her nose and her foot, gotten two concussions...

March 12, 2017

Bella (Isabella) just turned 12. She loves puns, silliness and that the world exists so she can eat pizza. Bella is super creative and sassy. She loves books and has starred in many plays. Bella was in a car accident that prevented her from going on as lead role of Cinderella in her school play...

February 24, 2017

An Interview with 12 year-old Ken~ Creator of HAPPY ANIMALS CLUB

Why did you feel the need to start your organization?

Ever since I found out that shelters euthanize the animals that don't get adopted.

What do you hope to bring to the world through the Happy Animals Club?

I just want to resc...

February 15, 2017


Malena is 9 years old. She says that without love the world would be colorless. If she could give a gift to anyone in the world, she would send a ray of light to God thanking him for her life and everything in the world.  She delights in watching her mother (Gnat) paint. She is a boundles...

February 4, 2017


Maelle (aka Ellie) is sensitive, caring, and creative. She loves to paint and draw; she has her own space for her supplies.  One of her favorite places to be is on the tree swing in her backyard.  She loves making castles, playing with chalk, building fairies, and singing all the while…...

January 28, 2017


"Super" Jake Robert Widman was 4 ½ when he earned his cape. He battled neuroblastoma, a rare and deadly form of pediatric cancer for more than a year. In his short life, Jake taught lasting lessons about bravery, courage, and strength. He loved superheroes, especially Spiderman, so naturall...

January 26, 2017

Zee Facts

Adopted from Ethiopia

Can hold his breath under water for a very long time

Diagnosed with XX (autism)

Zelalem “Zee” Ebert is 11. He practices Jediism (and he loves Star Wars). Jedi are mindful of negative emotions which lead to the Dark Side, they are also guardians of peace and justice....

January 4, 2017

Meet Logan

Logan is 8 and he’s been racing BMX bikes for 4 years. He always came close to winning a first place trophy, until the day he found out his great grandmother passed away. He told his grandmother that he was going to win first place and give her the trophy to make her feel better; and...

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Gnat & Corky

a blog for little dreamers that are just finding their voice and old realists that could use something for their soul.

Here’s how it works; each month we’ll reach out to our followers to ask questions about a child in their life. We’ll pick one kid to feature and the next month’s blog will be a little story that captures the hues deep inside that special kid, with an illustration by Gnat and a story by Corky.   Answer questions at www.gnatandcorky.com