Category Archives: Contentment

A Day in Paradise

I’ve just completed creating tables of contents for the five non-fiction books I’ve either written or compiled. They’ve been sent to my layout person. Once she’s done, all future copies of the books will include a table of contents. Going … Continue reading

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“Here”

I don’t normally post fiction on this blog, but I believe this story falls within the tone and theme of this site. With love, Russ Here By Russ Towne An older, distinguished-looking man met me at the boat. He had an … Continue reading

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I Just Opened a Window

It began to feel a bit stuffy in my home office, so I just opened a window. It only took a moment, but in the space of a heart-beat magic happened. My senses were aroused by the sumptuous melodies of … Continue reading

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Hot Dates and Grandkids

A friend and I were scheduled to have dinner and watch a movie on Friday. He just sent an email canceling our plans because his grandkids will be in town. Having some grandkids living out of the area myself, I … Continue reading

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Greatness In Small Things

(Source: Karen Robiscoe-Fan Page shared Hippie Peace Freak’s photo.) When one realizes that the small things in life ARE great they realize they’ve had great things in their life the whole time. And who wouldn’t be grateful about that? –Russ … Continue reading

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Beautifiers

“Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers and are famous preservers of youthful looks.” –Charles Dickens (Source: Wordsmith.org) Beautifiers I agree They are indeed And believe Those attributes And attitudes Along with kindness And gratitude Beautify lives And worlds. –Russ Towne

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