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“I May Be Small But I Have Big Ideas”

I was inspired by a phrase and message in my favorite kid’s book when I wrote the line, “I may be small but I have big ideas” for a character named V.G. McGurry in in one of my children’s books, … Continue reading

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Without Love

Without love life is but a withered flower. May your days be filled with love and other blessings. Russ

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A Lifelong Friendship

Each book is an opportunity to begin a beautiful friendship, some of which last a lifetime. With Love, Russ

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Remembering and Forgetting

“May you never forget what is worth remembering, nor ever remember what is best forgotten.” –Irish Blessing With Love, Russ

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Hell to Pay

The devil may be in the details but there will be hell to pay if we don’t also see the big picture. With love, Russ

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Love and Grace

“Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.” – Henry Van Dyke Grace is … Continue reading

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Source: The Other Side of Ugly (April Roble’s Photo) I believe there is much wisdom in these messages. With Love, Russ

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A Different Perspective

Birds of a feather don’t always flock together. Just ask Jonathan Livingston Seagull. I love seeing life from a different perspective, and my favorite view is through the eyes of a child. The dapper young man in the lower photo … Continue reading

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Brightest Gems in a Useful Life

Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~ (Sources: Ute Lark … Continue reading

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What a Wonderful World

http://www.godvine.com/Doctor-Welcomes-New-Babies-fb-gvx-3800.html “Confront every encounter with a smile on your face and a song in your heart.” –Carey D. Andrew-Jaha M.D. “When you look at life through eyes of gratitude, the world becomes a magical and amazing place.” –Jennifer Gayle (Source: … Continue reading

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