Category Archives: Fun

Boys Will Be Boys

One day I thought back to how fun it was as a relatively young boy to pop caps, from the red strips of paper that had little holes and dots of gunpowder in them to the colored plastic ones that … Continue reading

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I Enjoyed this a LOT!

Surprise for their customers A grocery store surprised their customers in a fun way. I enjoyed this a lot and think you will too. I’ve never seen it done before. With Love, Russ

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The Wildest, Craziest Race

I smiled through this series of photos of the contestants and their vehicles and believe you’ll enjoy them. Sorry about the ads (which can be skipped.) Love, Russ

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Zach and the Toad Who Road the Bull

Dear friends: I don’t normally post my fiction stories on this blog but decided to make an exception in this case. The story below is a (hopefully) humorous rhyming story for children of all ages. May it brighten the day … Continue reading

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Another Children’s Rhyming Poem

One Day in the Shade One day in the shade Of a Tickletoe Tree I thought how funny The world would be If we saw with our ears Tasted with toes Smelled with our eyes And touched with our nose … Continue reading

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“Thomas! Don’t Lick the Dog!”

Our 2-1/2 year old grandson Thomas stayed the night at our house on Friday. When I was out of the room, I heard My Beloved say, “Thomas! Don’t lick the dog!” After I stopped laughing, I asked her what happened. She said one … Continue reading

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Bubbles, Bubbles, Everywhere! If you like bubbles, you’ll love this. With Love, Russ

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Leaps of Faith and Acts of Love

Last night I started out at about 8pm with the seed of an idea for what I thought would be another flash fiction piece. Over seven hours of non-stop writing later I finished the 7-page story, “Touched.” I looked at … Continue reading

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You’ve Got a Friend in Me

The video is smile-inducing and heart-warming. Two unlikely creatures were brought together by their love of water and are now best friends. With love, Russ

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The Great Escapist

Harry Houdini had nothing on this little guy! With Love, Russ

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