Quotos (Quotes and Photos)



Free: The Four Winds Society photo
Old Age: Jackie Papandrew’s photo
Chipmunks: Miracle of Wisdom photo

“When something bad happens, you have 3 choices. You can let it define you, let it destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you.” Unknown (Source: tinybuddha)

“Use your smile to change the world. Don’t let the world change your smile.”
–Unknown (Source: tinybuddha)



About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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16 Responses to Quotos (Quotes and Photos)

  1. My get up and go is still trying to get up and then it searchs for my eyes, and ears before it can head out of the house………..

  2. I love that picture of the statue breaking free from the wall!

  3. Reblogged this on lovelyseasonscomeandgo and commented:
    this is so funny and cute, thanks so much!

  4. I’m with Diana–that statue is amazing! 🙂

    • russtowne says:

      It sure is. It is so good that it wouldn’t surprise me to hear that it is still being honored centuries from now. Though I’m not sure how good my hearing would be at that point! ;-D!

  5. utesmile says:

    You have contributed to my daily morning smile again, even though I crawled out of bed easier than the dogs 🙂 thank you!
    That statue is great, it is in Philadephia: this is what I found on Google
    ” A 20 feet long, 8 feet high sculpture called Freedom, is currently located in front of the GSK World Headquarters in Philadelphia, PA. In 2000, sculptor Zenos Frudakis created it around our universal need to break free from a situation, be it an internal struggle or an adversarial circumstance.”

  6. girlseule says:

    Those puppies are gorgeous!

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