Category Archives: Life

Irony

The irony Is not lost on me That no matter How hard I try I’ll never know How long I’ll live Until the day I die.   With Love, Russ

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What Works For Me

A reader recently wrote that said she struggled with the “work/live” balance and asked me to let her know if I ever solved it. Many face the same challenge. I have for most of my life. Here is my reply to … Continue reading

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The Only Limitation

People who believe they have no smiles left inside them are greatly short-changing themselves and the world. Within each of us is a nearly infinite number of potential smiles that is only limited by how many days of life we’re granted. With … Continue reading

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Roles

Roles It saddens me to see many play silent roles, bit parts, and cameos in the movies of their lives; treating life as a dress rehearsal. Many choose victim roles rather than risk being the heroes they can be. Some … Continue reading

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Poetic Choices

Each day adds new lines to the poetry that’s our lives. May we wisely infuse them with beauty and love. Genesis: The above thought came to me as I commented on a poem titled “You”: “You” With love, Russ   … Continue reading

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To Young People Everywhere

May you make your life a great adventure, and when you look back upon it after many decades of good health, may you smile with pride and a lifetime of wonderful memories. With Love, Russ

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Understanding Life

I saw a Facebook Post from Smile at Me about a saying attributed to Buddha that I’m going to paraphrase: ‘When one likes a flower they may pick it. When one loves a flower, they let it grow and water … Continue reading

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