A Kind Act on a Tough Day

 

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A woman who is having a tough day does a small kindness for an unknown stranger that causes ripples felt around the world.

Kindness on a tough day

May your days be filled with blessings.

With love,

Russ

Photo credit: Matt Collamer via Unsplash.com

 

 

 

 

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Heroes​ Come in All Ages

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A quick-thinking nineteen-year-old crane operator saves fourteen people from a burning building.

Hero

With love,

Russ

Story source: Leo @ Not All News is Bad

Photo credit: Mohamed Nohassi via Unsplash.com

 

 

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Longshots Now in Paperback!

My first western romance title, Longshots of the Heart, is now available in paperback format!

Longshots of the Heart

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88 Important Truths

I enjoyed reading the eighty-eight things listed in the post linked below that the author considered to be important truths and agreed with nearly all of them. I especially liked #11.

88 Important Truths

With love,

Russ

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“Longshots of the Heart” Now an Ebook!

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My first-ever western romance title is now available as an ebook!

Longshots of the Heart

A series of tragedies push a young woman to make a terrible choice: marry a man she detests to save her ranch or risk everything to keep her freedom. With time running out, a man nicknamed Longshot helps her to discover her own strength and run a brutal race for survival, but is finding a lasting love to heal her broken heart too much of a longshot?

With love,

Russ

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I Love this Concept

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I just read about this amazing organization named Alice’s Kids and am now an enthusiastic supporter. Take a look and I think you’ll agree with its goals and approach.

“Charity Has Been Secretly Fulfilling Small Wishes for Homeless Kids Who Could Use the Self-Esteem Boost

Alice’s Kids

May your days be filled with blessings.

With love,

Russ

Photo credit: Senguti Kundu

Story credit/sources: GoodNews Network.org, Leo@Not All News is Bad,

 

 

 

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Hump Day Humor: Time to Go!

A man was seen fleeing down the hall of the hospital just before his operation.
“What’s the matter?” he was asked.
He said, “I heard the nurse say, ‘It’s a very simple operation, don’t worry, I’m sure it will be all right.'”
“She was just trying to comfort you, what’s so frightening about that?”
“She wasn’t talking to me.  She was talking to the doctor!”
With love,
Russ
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#24 on Amazon’s Bestsellers List!

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My first-ever boxed set “High Plains Peril” hit #24 in its category on Amazon’s Bestsellers list! A hearty thank you to all who helped to make this moment a reality.

May your days be filled with blessings.

With love,

Russ

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Come Caress the Deepest Parts of Me

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The Deepest Parts of Me

Flowers say

To hummingbirds and bees,

“Come caress

The deepest parts of me.

My perfumed petals

Are open wide.

Please fly to me

And come inside.”

–Russ Towne

 

May your days be filled with blessings.

With love,

Russ

 

 

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Rite of Passage

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I saw this story at http://www.mikeysFunnies.com:

Do you know the legend of the Cherokee Indian youth’s rite of passage?
His dad takes him into the forest blindfolded and leaves him alone. He is required to sit on a stump the whole night and not take off the blindfold until the ray of sun shines through it.
He is all by himself.
He cannot cry out for help to anyone. Once he survives the night, he is a MAN.
He cannot tell the other boys of this experience. Each lad must come into his own manhood.
The boy in our story was, naturally, terrified. He could hear all kinds of noise. Beasts were all around him. Maybe even a human would hurt him. The wind blew the grass and earth and it shook his stump. But he sat stoically, never removing the blindfold.
It would be the only way he could be a man.
Finally, after a horrific night, the sun appeared and he removed his blindfold. It was then that he saw his father sitting on the stump next to him – at watch the entire night.
With love,
Russ
Photo Credit: Paige Weber
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