Category Archives: Animals

I LOVE This Idea

Image: Cedric Frixon via This news brought a big smile to my face and likely will do the same for you: “You’ve probably seen the heart-wrenching photos of the damage plastic six-pack rings can do to marine life. They … Continue reading

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The “Beluga Whale” that Was a Turtle

The Beluga Whale that Was a turtle The link is to a cute news story about the bond between a father and his daughter, and a “Beluga Whale” that was really a turtle. Sources: The Washington Post and Leo @ … Continue reading

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Car Picnic at Hidden Villa

My Beloved and I took our oldest Grandson to Hidden Villa Farm nestled in Los Altos Hills. It was a cold day with a biting wind. We’d planned an outdoor picnic but five minutes into setting it up convinced us … Continue reading

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The Royalty of Loyalty

What a wonderful story of the loyalty of a dog during the Northern California fires. Odin’s loyalty was tested by fire With Love, Russ

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A Thousand Souls to Save

I found this story both heart-warming and heart-breaking. With Love, Russ A Thousand Souls to Save  

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The Whole Flock’s Talking

The whole flock’s talking about my latest project, the second edition of my favorite and most popular children’s book so far, The Duck Who Flew Upside Down. It features a bigger (8.5″ x 11″) trim size, even more illustrations from … Continue reading

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Friends Flying High

This is a scene from one of my latest children’s book projects, Flora Belle and Dreami Dragon. With Love, Russ  

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