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A Beautiful Blessing

What a beautiful blessing That each sunset’s delight Brings the glorious birth Of another new night! — Russ Towne If you enjoyed this poem I invite you to check out eight other new ones I wrote and posted at A … Continue reading

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If I Could

Your sorrow shows in your eyes and is etched on your face It reflects a weary spirit that is in a painful place The smiling mask you wear when you say everything’s OK Can’t hide from me the tragedy you … Continue reading

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A Surprise That Got Me In Hot Water With My Beloved

My recent “Holiday Humor” post received a bunch of comments, and below was my reply to one of the comments. I thought more of you would appreciate reading it than would see it in the comments section, so I decided … Continue reading

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I Love You Katie Sue!

One of the songs I plan to soon list on one or more song-selling sites is “Katie Sue”. It is about a man’s first love. If you click on the icon above you should be able to hear it. May … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Young Girl Shines With Katy Perry

Jodi DiPiazza is autistic. She is also a beautiful young girl with some amazing talent. See how she shines: Russ

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The Beach That Love Built

About six years ago our young teenage daughter was stricken with an “incurable” disease and nearly died. She spent about a month in the hospital, much of it intensive care fighting for her life. She had to deal with an … Continue reading

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Lessons in Kindness on Interstate 5

A true short story I wrote some time ago: It was the middle of the night on one of those long and lonely stretches of Interstate 5 between distant small farming communities. My mom and her girlfriend were taking me … Continue reading

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