Tag Archives: Grandpa

Guess Which Was My Favorite Birthday Message Today

With Love, Russ

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Grandpa’s Treasures

It has been a while since I indulged myself by sharing photos of my grandsons… I think the title says it all… With Love, Russ

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The Sweetest Words of All

I’ve had lots of roles and titles But of the many things I’ve been called “Husband”, “Dad”, and “Grandpa” Are the sweetest of them all! –Russ Towne

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Silly, Silly Me

He grabbed my hand and yelled, “Come see! Come see!” And excitedly pointed to our big shade tree. “Yes I see; it’s a tree” I thoughtlessly said. With wise young eyes, he sadly shook his head. “Silly Grandpa, Can’t you … Continue reading

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Grandkids Say The Darnedest Things

A friend shared these with me and I thought you might enjoy them too: 1. She was in the bathroom, putting on her makeup, under the watchful eyes of her young granddaughter, as she’d done many times before. After she … Continue reading

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Ain’t Nothin’ Better

I just started writing a lyric that is currently titled (“Ain’t Nothin’ Better Than Our) Grandma’s Love”. My apologies to English teachers everywhere, but the word “Isn’t” sometimes just doesn’t cut it in some kinds of songs. My favorite lines … Continue reading

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Staying Young

“A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams” –John Barrymore In that case, I’m still a young whippersnapper for my ripe age and grandfather-hood. As they say, “It’s never too late to have a … Continue reading

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