Category Archives: Music

A Big Win for Songwriters

Songwriters win a big victory: The royalty rate for interactive streams will rise by 44% over the next five years. Big Win for Songwriters Source: DIY Musician Congratulations to songwriters everywhere on this long overdue change to more properly reward … Continue reading

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To The Music Creators and Dreamers

    Photo Credit: Peter Johnson This post is dedicated to all who make music or dream of doing so some day. CD Baby just informed me that they’ve cut another royalty check and put it into the mail to … Continue reading

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Many More Opportunites Every Day

I loved this vid, its message, and the looks on the man’s face. I believe you will too.

Posted in Beauty, Change, Choices, Compassion, Creativity, Generosity, Goodness, Inspiring, Joy & Happiness, LIfe Lessons, Making the World a Better Place, Music, My Beliefs, Stories That Touched Me, Teamwork, Vids & Stories That Touched Me, Youth | Tagged , , , , , | 13 Comments


A three year-old performing on the drums with a symphony. His solo is astounding. With Love, Russ

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A delightful short video about a piano reacting to people and their reaction to it. With Love, Russ

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Making Even Heavy Traffic Fun I don’t know about the “Cute guy” comments–I’ll leave that to others to decide–but I enjoyed the video and believe that many of you will too.

Posted in Cheerfulness, Choices, Community, Connection/Connecting, Fun, Joy & Happiness, Music, Vids & Stories That Touched Me | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

The Beating of a Loving Heart

“Of all earthly music, that which reaches the farthest into heaven is the beating of a loving heart.” –Henry Ward Beecher (Source: Ute Lark shared it from Precious World) Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is … Continue reading

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