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I Enjoyed this a LOT!

Surprise for their customers A grocery store surprised their customers in a fun way. I enjoyed this a lot and think you will too. I’ve never seen it done before. With Love, Russ Advertisements

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“It’s Real!”

I was touched by the story below. It had more than the normal impact on me as I was born in ’57, turn ’57 this year, and dreamed of owning a ’57 Chevy Bel-Air with metallic paint the color of … Continue reading

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Being Who You Are

“Being who you are is another way of accepting yourself.” –Unknown (Source: tinybuddha) I know this saying has proven true for me. To my surprise, the more of myself I shared with others–idiosyncrasies, weirdness’s, and all–the more I’ve actually liked … Continue reading

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Ode to Mimi

Thank you dear Mimi For the award you gave to me Blog of the Year 2012 As a prize it’s mighty swell But there’s something I value a whole lot more Than this golden-star award And I hope it comes … 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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An Amazing Homecoming for a Soldier And His Family

An Amazing Homecoming For A Soldier And His Family”>All soldiers’ homecomings to a loving family are special, but this one is AMAZING! http://tinyurl.com/8oykrne Russ

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Amma’s Surprise

Several years ago I accepted a friend’s invitation to go see Mata Amritanandamayi who is far more commonly known as simply “Amma” (which if I recall correctly means “Mother” in her culture). I apologize to readers of that culture for … Continue reading

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