Category Archives: Talent

“Slices of Life” has Been Released! I’m pleased to announce that Slices of Life has been released and is available on! 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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Well Worth the Time I Invested to Watch This Clip

I highly recommend you invest about 3-1/2 minutes of your life to watch the clip linked below. UQ8Rk.01 With Love, Russ

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What Happened When this Man Stopped Listening to “People” and Started Listening to His Heart Source: Butch Dority shared this. What a great reminder to us all as to what can happen when we listen to our heart. Wish Love, Russ

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An Unbelieveably Talented Two Year Old! With Love, Russ

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To Do As Many Things As We Can

My Beloved and I are big fans of actress Judi Dench. We have watched the popular British sitcom “As Time Goes By” so many times that we practically have memorized the lines. I just read that today is her birthday … Continue reading

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Shadows and Singing Hearts

“Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson (Source: Let’s Be Positive Together) “Our greatest purpose in life is just to align with what makes our heart sing.” –St. … Continue reading

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Running with Both Legs

I have a lot of respect for the wisdom that Rumi has shared with the world, but believe he is only about half-right on his piece “The Real Work” included in this post. Focusing on the “one thing you must … Continue reading

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The Harmonica Man

He’s 77 years old, has had 10 heart surgeries, quit taking all 15 of the medicines he was given, and then he decided to make a difference in the world for thousands of children. You’ll be amazed at what he … Continue reading

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Songwriting Update and Two Photo/Artwork Contests

No More Secrets No More Lies Final Mix w Loralee MP3 WFH LC 102512 Katie Sue Final Mix w truck Noises MP3 23oct12 The first song I listed on song-selling sites, “Nature’s Symphony” so far has had digital distribution via … Continue reading

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A Star Is Born

My day started in a most extraordinary way. A friend in Germany sent a video clip of a 13 year old girl with a voice that is astounding. I get inspired when I see extraordinary human accomplishment and this video … Continue reading

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