Category Archives: Ingenuity

Clever Girl

today’sFUNNY=========================== Many years ago in a small  village, a farmer had the misfortune of owing a large sum of money to a village moneylender. The moneylender, who was an awful, mean man, fancied the farmer’s beautiful daughter. So he proposed … Continue reading

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I Think This Idea Is Very Cool

  Life-saving Technology or I think this idea is very cool and will save a lot of lives. I hope the idea is eventually used everywhere. With Love, Russ

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A Glorious Idea: Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables

One supermarket chain proves how easy it is to change the perceptions and actions of people where everyone involved wins: With Love, Russ

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What You’ve Missed

Those who don’t follow my flash fiction and short story fiction blog titled Imaginings of a Grateful Man missed about a dozen flash fiction and short stories in just the last week including those about: A survivor of the … Continue reading

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An Innovative Solution to a Major Challenge

I love reading about fairly simple and often easy and inexpensive solutions to what at first appear to be major problems. Below is a link to an example. While I doubt that this program is the only reason for the … Continue reading

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No Star In All the Heavens

A Most Unusual Christmas Tree Visitors who come to our home near the holidays are often struck by the sight of a most unusual Christmas tree. Instead of a fir or some other traditional kind, we have a palm tree … Continue reading

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Haircuts For A Hug

(Source: Forever Awezome) This story made me smile and gave my heart a warm hug. Anthony Cymerys is an 82-year old barber who gives haircuts to the homeless every Wednesday. Outdoors. He uses a car battery to power his clippers. … Continue reading

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Sometimes It Takes a Hero, A Leader, And Teamwork

A boy is drowning in the ocean. A crowd gathers on the beach. A man runs out to try to save the boy. Despite his best efforts, he can’t drag the boy and himself to safety and begins floundering. The … Continue reading

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I enjoyed this creative, clever, fun, and short video and think you will too. Love, Russ

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I’ll Bet This Makes You Smile! The extremely short film – 1 minute 45 seconds, including credits – is up for an Academy Award in the Animated Short category on Feb. 24. It’s a charming stop-motion take on the beloved Mexican dish, with a twist: … Continue reading

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