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.

My Mantras

Below are the mottos I live by that have become so ingrained by repetition that they’ve become habits. My life has been profoundly enhanced by taking them to heart and living them: Expect nothing. Be grateful for everything. Treat life … Continue reading

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A Kind Act on a Tough Day

  A woman who is having a tough day does a small kindness for an unknown stranger that causes ripples felt around the world. Kindness on a tough day May your days be filled with blessings. With love, Russ Photo … Continue reading

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Heroes​ Come in All Ages

A quick-thinking nineteen-year-old crane operator saves fourteen people from a burning building. Hero With love, Russ Story source: Leo @ Not All News is Bad Photo credit: Mohamed Nohassi via Unsplash.com    

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Longshots Now in Paperback!

My first western romance title, Longshots of the Heart, is now available in paperback format! Longshots of the Heart

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88 Important Truths

I enjoyed reading the eighty-eight things listed in the post linked below that the author considered to be important truths and agreed with nearly all of them. I especially liked #11. 88 Important Truths With love, Russ

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“Longshots of the Heart” Now an Ebook!

My first-ever western romance title is now available as an ebook! Longshots of the Heart A series of tragedies push a young woman to make a terrible choice: marry a man she detests to save her ranch or risk everything to … Continue reading

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I Love this Concept

I just read about this amazing organization named Alice’s Kids and am now an enthusiastic supporter. Take a look and I think you’ll agree with its goals and approach. “Charity Has Been Secretly Fulfilling Small Wishes for Homeless Kids Who Could … Continue reading

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