Tag Archives: high school

A Smile and a Wave

A smile and a wave go a long way help to make a lot of people’s day… http://kindnessblog.com/2014/02/26/elderly-woman-waves-at-students-every-day-then-she-got-a-huge-surprise/ With Love, Russ Advertisements

Posted in Attittude, Cheerfulness, Choices, Goodness, Heart, Kindness, LIfe Lessons, Making the World a Better Place, Stories That Touched Me, Vids & Stories That Touched Me, Youth | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

The Day the Girls Rescued Me

(A Re-post for newer readers to this site.) Many years ago I was in a high school Marine Corps JROTC program as the Vietnam War was coming to an end. It was not a real popular time to be in … Continue reading

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The Day Girls Saved Me

(Some of you may have seen this story on my blog before, but I sometimes re-post an earlier story to give newer friends a chance to learn more about some of the goofier messes I got myself into.) Many years … Continue reading

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I Met My Wife While Playing Hide and Seek In the Dark

I met my wife while playing Hide and Seek in the dark. Perhaps I should explain‚Ķ But first, some background… When I was a youngster all of our relatives lived out of state, so my family celebrated holidays with another … Continue reading

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The Day Girls Saved Me

Many years ago I was in a high school Marine Corps JROTC program as the Vietnam War was coming to an end. It was not a real popular time to be in uniform. It was a turbulent time. One of … Continue reading

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