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A Big Seat to Fill

My newest grandson Raiden exploring his grandpa’s chair. With Love, Russ

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I P O Y

Below is an excerpt from my book “Reflections of a Grateful Man”. I P O Y I occasionally write the letters “I P O Y” on the bottom of emails and other written communications to one of my sons. The … Continue reading

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A War of Wills

Here is an excerpt from my book, “From the Heart of a Grateful Man” which is due to be released next month. A War of Wills As parents, My Beloved and I were blessed with remarkably honest children. They were … Continue reading

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What Is Worth Keeping

“”Keep what is worth keeping and with the breath of kindness blow the rest away.” (Source: Ute Lark shared Precious World’s post). (Photo: Cheryl Bond) (Source: Ute Lark shared Ware’s of Gratitude’s share of Today I Will’s photo.) (Source: Hannah … Continue reading

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Don’t Smile!

(A repost for newer folks to this site.) My Beloved and I found that one of the hardest things about disciplining our young children was staying serious when scolding them—especially when every instinct in our bodies and minds wanted to … Continue reading

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A Child Inside

(Source: Karen Robiscoe shares Oh No! Mama’s Off Her Meds, Again’s photo) With Love, Russ

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More Quotos

Sources: My brain: Smile at me Ice Cream Truck: Forever Awezome

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