Category Archives: Pain & Grief

Sometimes It Lights an Inextinguishable Fire

Being pushed out of the crowd and into the darkness can help some people find the strength and determination to stand out in the spotlight. With Love, Russ Advertisements

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Being There

Many of the most powerful moments in my life, the times I feel the most alive, the most useful, and the most connected to everyone and everything are those times I am there when someone needs me the most. Just … Continue reading

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Waxing Poetic

I’ve been on a poetic roll these last few days. If you’d like to experience my poetry, please check out my blog devoted to it at http://agratefulmanspoetry.com. A Grateful Man’s Poetry The titles of some of my recent creations include: “A … Continue reading

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“Scars Are Only Ugly to People Who Can’t See”

Wisdom from an “old man.” Love and Grieving With Love, Russ

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Sometimes Life Just Sucks…

I hope this post brightens the day of anyone where this title is all too accurate lately. It stars my friend Hoozy Whatzadingle of Clyde and Hoozy Whatzadingle fame. He is having a bad day and night. That’s what happens … Continue reading

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Hello Again

It has been nearly a month since my last post. Much has happened during that time. I plan to update you all when I come up for air. It may be another two to four weeks before I get back … 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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