Category Archives: Adversity

Desperate Journeys is Now an e-Book!

For those who prefer reading eBooks, Desperate Journeys is now available in the Kindle format for just $2.99 (or FREE for those subscribed to the Kindle Unlimited Service!) Kindle Version You can also get the 5×8 inch softcover version for only … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Trees

I love cherries. My Beloved bought and planted two cherry trees for me. One is healthy, growing fast, and had a big first crop of cherries this year. The second tree is tiny. Shortly after it was planted it partially … Continue reading

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The Impeded Stream is the One that Sings

“It may be that when we no longer know what to do, we have come to our real work. And when we no longer know which way to go, we have begun our real journey. The mind that is not … Continue reading

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Luck

It’s been my experience that there’s a great deal of difference between being a member of the Hard Luck Club and the Hard Work Luck Club. With Love, Russ P.S. No news from the neurologist yet regarding Duke yet, but I … Continue reading

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My “Bad Days” are mostly Amazingly Good

My days are filled with blessings. Every day. I’m usually wise enough to notice and be grateful for many of the blessings. Sometimes, however, I focus on one or more things that didn’t meet my expectations and I call it … Continue reading

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Waxing Poetic

I’ve been on a poetic roll these last few days. If you’d like to experience my poetry, please check out my blog devoted to it at http://agratefulmanspoetry.com. A Grateful Man’s Poetry The titles of some of my recent creations include: “A … Continue reading

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Kindness in a Red and White Suit

Kindness in a Red and White Suit This Santa gets it. With Love, Russ

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