Category Archives: Dreams

Dream So Big Your Fear Can’t Stop You

The thought that came to mind when I read the article linked below is what I used for the title of my post. Dream So Big Your Fear Can’t Stop You With Love, Russ  

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Dreams

It is important to me that my books bring joy and delight to children and not merely entertain and teach them. I love when children discover lessons in my stories for themselves and feel as though they’ve just unearthed hidden treasures. … Continue reading

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Dream Meld

It’s happened. Dreams of real life and imagined life via one of my fiction stories joined together into a mind-tripping dream meld last night. I believe I accidentally set myself up for it when I added a brief dream sequence … Continue reading

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A Novellette Is Born

I’m a happy, hopeful, and grateful man as I sit outside at about 9:45 PM, watching what appears to me to be a full moon ascend. It is silohuetting a redwood tree that is perhaps seventy-five feet tall. I’m smiling at … Continue reading

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Stargazing

Stargazing Stargazing has always been one of my favorite pastimes! I especially enjoyed it as a child when we visited relatives in Oregon. They lived way out in the country. There were so many more stars to see without city … Continue reading

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A Young Man’s Dreams

When I was young, I saw the movie Sabrina with Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, and William Holden. Later in life I saw the remake. I greatly enjoy both versions, and a scene   from them that inspired one of my dreams was when … Continue reading

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“Slices of Life” has Been Released!

http://www.amazon.com/Slices-Life-Anthology-Selected-Non-Fiction/dp/1500314447/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1411923074&sr=8-8&keywords=Russ+Towne I’m pleased to announce that Slices of Life has been released and is available on Amazon.com! Slices of Life is an anthology of the selected non-fiction stories. From heart-warming memories of childhood, to humorous perspectives on aging and inspiring … Continue reading

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A Dying Man’s Last Request

A Dying Man’s Last Request My biological father was an avid golfer. He always dreamed of playing the Pebble Beach Golf Course. He and another man wanted to play the course together, so they began to pool their savings in … Continue reading

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Nightmares and Dreams

I just realized that nearly all of my ‘dreams’ while sleeping are in fact nightmares–at least the ones I remember. I have them virtually every night, and usually remember at least the last one when I wake up. I can’t … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

I just read a comment to me from a friend in response to a line in a poem I’d written and shared at http://Poetscorner.com. The line was: “I was lost” He commented something to the effect of: “Were you? You … Continue reading

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