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The Shot Rang Out

The Shot Rang Out is a book of 500-word western stories written by 52 authors. I’m one of them. Scott Harris compiled the book. It should be released in about two weeks. It’s been a fun project and we may … Continue reading

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Their Beauty Stopped Me in My Tracks

I saw these beauties suspended about four inches over a concrete walkway and they stopped me in my tracks. With Love, Russ

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Some of My Favorite Things

I snapped this shot during a rainstorm. I cracked open my window when the rain was pouring down. I love the the sound of rain. With Love, Russ

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Cute as a…

Our son Brian holds Raiden, who appears to either be a bug or an alien, perhaps an alien bug. Raiden is such a sweet, good-natured child that he inspired me to dedicate my latest picture children’s book to him, Sunny … Continue reading

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Early Bloomer

The early bloomer gets the glory as this little show-off demonstrates how it’s done to her budding community on one of my cherry trees. Warm weather (75 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit) in February after heavy rains has inspired blooming buds … Continue reading

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Peering Through the Magic Portal

Our grandson Thomas peers through the magic portal between past and future as he peeks through the hole where the knob will go on the door that separates the old and still-under-construction new portions of our home. The “scrapers” have … Continue reading

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    Although it’s been many years since I’ve felt hatred, I’m far from immune to at times being ignorant and feeling fear and envy. May all who suffer from such burdens, as carriers and victims, lose their loads the … Continue reading

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