Category Archives: Adversity

It’s Here!

Touched on Amazon! The second edition of Touched was just released on Amazon.com. Terror, love, chills, hope, magic, thrills, action, science fiction, and fantasy await you. Come inside and be Touched! These stories will inspire, haunt, amaze, and delight readers who love … Continue reading

Posted in Action, Adventure, Adversity, Challenges, Courage, Fiction, Flash Fiction, Heroes, Love, My Beliefs, My Written Works Misc., Short Stories, speculative fiction, Story Writing Adventures, Strength, Suspense, Thriller, Writing, Writing Project Updates | Tagged , , , , | 15 Comments

For All Who Grieve and Struggle Just to Get Through Each Day

May healing tears become joyous and wash our eyes so we may see with our hearts all the goodness and greatness within ourselves and others, and the miracles all around us. With Love, Russ

Posted in Adversity, Beauty, Challenges, Crying, Dealing with Pain & Grief, Death, Feelings/Emotions, Healing, Heart, Joy & Happiness, Loneliness | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

I Love this Video

I love this video and I’ll bet most of you will too. Connecting the Dots I Love this Video With Love, Russ

Posted in Acceptance, Adversity, Breakthroughs, Bullying, Challenges, Choices, Commitment, Courage, Following Your Passion, Growth/Learning, Inspiring, LIfe Lessons, My Beliefs, Opportunities, Strength, Success, Vids & Stories That Touched Me | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

The Way Out is Often Through

In my last post I mentioned some things I want to expand a bit on. I believe that attempts to quickly end suffering (or just go numb for a while because the pain is so bad) often leads to addictions … Continue reading

Posted in Adversity, Courage, Dealing with Pain & Grief, Fear, Growth/Learning, LIfe Lessons, Loss, Suffering, Teamwork | Tagged , , , , | 13 Comments

Who Would Do Something Silly Like That?

Who Would Do Something Silly Like That? By Russ Towne This experience may have been the most embarrassing time of my life – and, considering how many such moments I’ve had, that is really saying something. Many years ago, I … Continue reading

Posted in Adversity, Challenges, Choices, Family, Gratitude, Humor, Marriage, Mistakes, True Stories I've Written | Tagged , , , , , | 18 Comments

Sometimes Life Just Sucks…

I hope this post brightens the day of anyone where this title is all too accurate lately. It stars my friend Hoozy Whatzadingle of Clyde and Hoozy Whatzadingle fame. He is having a bad day and night. That’s what happens … Continue reading

Posted in Adversity, Challenges, Dealing with Pain & Grief, Feelings/Emotions, Life, Love, Pain & Grief | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

My Muse Has a Wicked Sense of Humor

My muse has an incredible sense of timing and wicked sense of humor. She thinks it’s hilarious to wait until the middle of the night and then wake me up with story ideas and dreams that could be turned into … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Adversity, Fiction, Fiction I've Written, Flash Fiction, My Written Works Misc., mystery, Mystery/Mysteries, Short Stories, Story Writing Adventures, Suspense, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments