Tag Archives: man

Falling

My mind often flows in mysterious ways. I’m in Illinois visiting family. Snow fell last night. Outside my window is a beautiful white vista. My grandtwins are making delightful experimental sounds with their mouths in the background. One crawled for … Continue reading

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Probable Cover Photos For “Heart” and “Reflections”

Here are the cover photos I hope to use for my non-fiction books being released late this month “From the Heart of a Grateful Man” and early in December “Reflections of a Grateful Man”. They were taken by a dear … Continue reading

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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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“Greater Than Gold” (first draft of a lyric from my poem of the same name)

Greater Than Gold My little girl saw a homeless man Said, “Daddy he looks hungry and thin May I use my allowance To buy a meal for him?” He was surprised when she reached out With a big burger and … Continue reading

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It’s True For Women Too!

(Source: I Stop For Suffering shared The Art of Learning’s photo) I believe this is true. Love, Russ

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

http://biggeekdad.com/2010/04/dublin-school-demolition/ I may have heard this one years ago, but it was sent to me by a friend and I enjoyed listening to it again, especially the Irish accents on this Saint Patrick’s Day. May it tickle yer funny bone … Continue reading

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A Picture Of Love

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. In this photo one word comes to mind loud and clear. Love. Russ

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