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The “Beluga Whale” that Was a Turtle

The Beluga Whale that Was a turtle The link is to a cute news story about the bond between a father and his daughter, and a “Beluga Whale” that was really a turtle. Sources: The Washington Post and Leo @ … Continue reading

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“It’s Real!”

I was touched by the story below. It had more than the normal impact on me as I was born in ’57, turn ’57 this year, and dreamed of owning a ’57 Chevy Bel-Air with metallic paint the color of … Continue reading

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What it Feels Like to Walk and Be Loved

Source: KBON 101.1 FM’s photo With Love, Russ

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Family Updates

The trip to visit my new twin grandsons and their parents in Illinois was delightful. Everyone there is healthy. I look forward to going again shortly (this time with my other son Ben, his wife Erika, and our first grandson … Continue reading

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Proud Papa and the Twins

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“Chain Reaction”

This post is an update for the “Greater Than Gold” song project. “Greater Than Gold: My co-writer and I felt the chorus in the earlier version wasn’t quite strong enough or hook-worthy, so I re-wrote it, and changed the title/hook … Continue reading

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Dads and Daughters

I work from home. We live in an old rural-looking neighborhood where all of the mailboxes for houses on both sides of the street are on the side that is across the street from our house. Near the mailboxes a … Continue reading

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What Matters To Me

This post is dedicated to anyone who is in the midst of struggle, heartache, pain, and grief. Dark days of any kind. And especially to those who are searching for their gifts, for the meaning of life, or even the … Continue reading

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Hi, Dad!

http://tinyurl.com/8pc99y9 http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/abc-blogs/lion-cubs-first-meeting-dad-captured-camera-194456247–abc-news-topstories.html Photos of a lion cub meeting his father for the first time. Russ

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A Father’s Love

One of the books I’m reading is “Journeys Of The Human Heart” by Robert Sexton. I’m finding it heart-warming and thought-provoking. It was given to me by a dear Aunt, the sister of my biological father. It means all the … Continue reading

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