Tag Archives: friends

No Star In All the Heavens

A Most Unusual Christmas Tree Visitors who come to our home near the holidays are often struck by the sight of a most unusual Christmas tree. Instead of a fir or some other traditional kind, we have a palm tree … Continue reading

Posted in Abundance, Adversity, Beauty, Challenges, Children, Creativity, Dreams, Family, Family "Fun", Gifts, Goodness, Gratitude, Illness, Ingenuity, Kindness, Loss, My Written Works Misc., Non-fiction Stories I've Written, Non-Fiction Writing I've Done, Pain & Grief, Parenting, Photos I Took, Strength, True Stories I've Written, Writing, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Living Life Inside Out

A recent post by Peter Wells at Counting Ducks mentioned a phrase something along the lines of “Living life inside out”. That reminded me of a post I’d written some time ago with a similar theme and I decided to … Continue reading

Posted in Acceptance, Authentic Living, Friendship, Gratitude | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

My First Non-Fiction Book For Adults Has Just Been Released

http://www.amazon.com/From-Heart-Grateful-Russ-Towne/dp/1494212307/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1386654200&sr=8-3&keywords=russ+towne Or, you could just go to Amazon.com and type “Russ Towne” in the search field to see all my books and hear several of my songs. “From the Heart of a Grateful Man” is focused on Relationships, Family, and … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Commitment, Discipline & Consequences, Fairness, Family, Family "Fun", Feelings/Emotions, Forgiveness, Friendship, Grandparenting & Grandkids, Growth/Learning, Humor, Joy & Happiness, Life, LIfe Lessons, Loneliness, Loss, Love, Marriage, Mistakes, My Written Works Misc., Non-fiction Stories I've Written, Non-Fiction Writing I've Done, Pain & Grief, Parenting, Story Writing Adventures, Traditions & Rituals, Writing, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

True Friendship

(Source: Believe in the Magic of Christmas) With Love, Russ

Posted in Friendship, Photos That Touched Me, Quotes I Love, Quotos | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

An Unbreakable Bond

As I’ve been writing my book, many memories have come to me. Some are funny, some are sweet, and, as in the story below, some are bittersweet indeed. An Unbreakable Bond I frequently write (the old-fashioned pen-and-ink kind) to a … Continue reading

Posted in Challenges, Commitment, Connection/Connecting, Friendship, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 19 Comments

In Spite of Ourselves

A person can learn a lot from a dog, even a loopy one like ours. He taught me about living each day … with unbridled exuberance and joy, about seizing the moment and following your heart. He taught me 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

Posted in Acceptance, Children, Friendship, Quotes I Love | Tagged , , , , , | 11 Comments