Category Archives: Teamwork

It’s (Going to Be) a GIRL!

My Beloved and I just learned that our oldest son Ben and his wife Erika are expecting a GIRL! After four much-loved grandsons we were hoping for a girl and our wish is coming true! Thank you, Ben and Erika! … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Family, Grandparenting & Grandkids, Joy & Happiness, New Releases, Teamwork, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 23 Comments

I Got A Call Yesterday

I got a call yesterday from Denis Loiseau the songwriter who four or five years ago was the one who invited me to co-write my first song with him. We wrote several songs together and enjoyed working with each other … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Song Lyrics I've Written or Co-Written, Song Updates, Songs I've Written or Co-Written, Songwriting Adventure, Teamwork, Working with a Co-Writer, Writing, Writing Project Updates | Tagged , , , | 19 Comments

They Were Dancing in the Streets!

Purple Fox and the Heebie Jeebies   I received a Christmas day surprise when I went onto Amazon.com to find Purple Fox and the Heebie Jeebies was released on Christmas Eve! This is the story that my co-writer Josh Friedman and … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Stories/Poems I Wrote, Family "Fun", Fiction, Fiction I've Written, My Written Works Misc., Teamwork, Uncategorized, Working with a Co-Writer, Writing, Writing Project Updates, Youth | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

http://www.liftable.com/andreadcombs/two-seconds-left-player-passed-ball-wrong-team-hes-hero/?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=RebirthOfFreedom&utm_content=2015-09-10 Hero A wonderful story that will help wash our eyes so we can see the goodness and greatness in others and in ourselves a little a little clearer. With Love, Russ

Posted in Authentic Living, Beauty, Choices, Compassion, Connection/Connecting, Goodness, Joy & Happiness, Kindness, LIfe Lessons, Love, Making Memories, Making the World a Better Place, Teamwork | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

The Way Out is Often Through

In my last post I mentioned some things I want to expand a bit on. I believe that attempts to quickly end suffering (or just go numb for a while because the pain is so bad) often leads to addictions … Continue reading

Posted in Adversity, Courage, Dealing with Pain & Grief, Fear, Growth/Learning, LIfe Lessons, Loss, Suffering, Teamwork | Tagged , , , , | 13 Comments

Attention People Who Love to Help Create Children’s Books!

I’m an author of several self-published children’s books. I have far more additional stories and ideas for additional books than I have the financial resources to self-publish them in a timely fashion. Self-publishing has become quite an expensive undertaking for … Continue reading

Posted in Beta Readers, Children, Children's Stories/Poems I Wrote, Cover Design, Creative Designs, Editing, Interior Layout, Opportunities, Project Updates for Children's Stories/Poems I Wrote, Story Writing Adventures, Teamwork, Writing, Writing Project Updates | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

Heartbreak to Lifelong Loving Memories

A friend sent this link to me. The story and photos brightened my day. May they do the same for you. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2962916/Osceola-County-cops-flock-autistic-boy-s-birthday-party-mom-Ashlee-Buratti-revealed-none-classmates-turned-up.html With Love, Russ

Posted in Adversity, Children, Community, Compassion, Connection/Connecting, Generosity, Goodness, Inspiring, Joy & Happiness, Kindness, Making the World a Better Place, Photos That Touched Me, Stories That Touched Me, Teamwork | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments