Author Archives: russtowne

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.

Remodels & Additions are Like Aging

Even the dogs have had enough! I just came to the realization that our home remodel and addition project has been a lot like the aging process: The longer both go on the more things that I used to be … Continue reading

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A Fun and Fascinating Fact: Traffic Lights

A large part of my job as a wealth manager is to read. I probably read eight to ten hours per day, picking up a wide variety of information along the way. I’ve decided to post some that I think … Continue reading

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“I Knew Better, But…”

today’sThot============================ Story of my life: I knew better but did it anyway. ======================================= A man had trouble getting his neighbor to keep his chickens fenced in. The neighbor kept saying chickens were noble creatures, and they had the right to … Continue reading

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Their Beauty Stopped Me in My Tracks

I saw these beauties suspended about four inches over a concrete walkway and they stopped me in my tracks. With Love, Russ

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Book Project & Events Updates

I’ve just sent the third story in my book of action and suspense crime dramas to Beta Readers. The story is “The Misunderstanding.” It’s about a family who enrages a violent psychopath when they accidentally take his suitcase instead of … Continue reading

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More Rain (YAY!) and Flowers

A rainy day bestows liquid pearls on roses elegantly decked out to celebrate Spring in style. With Love, Russ

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Some of My Favorite Things

I snapped this shot during a rainstorm. I cracked open my window when the rain was pouring down. I love the the sound of rain. With Love, Russ

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