Life and death are not as far apart as I had presumed. Life is precarious. Life is fragile.
Remembering last year… One of my daughters Shattered , Pieces flew everywhere Slapping everyone in the face Shocking Freezing Thwarting all attempts to love her. We were all in agony Our fierce love was as ineffective as a noodle arrow which could not pierce through to her heart. We do not fully grasp what is […]
Priceless Gifts from a Homeless Stranger By Russ Towne I almost didn’t notice her as I drove past on the way back from a last-minute shopping run for forgotten items for Christmas dinner with extended family. She was all alone lying on a sidewalk on Christmas Day. The sight broke my heart. I was only […]
A Knock on the Door By Russ Towne Our 25th wedding anniversary was coming soon and I wanted to honor my wife and celebrate our anniversary in a special way. What I had in mind was to have some men help me to surprise and serenade her. I figured that it would be very special if […]
I am sitting in the driver’s seat of my tractor-trailer semi-truck, staring at my laptop screen with that blank, vacant early morning gaze we all know so well…. [Sip of coffee] [Face grimace….not enough sweetener] What should I write about this fine Saturday morning? I have no idea…..yet. Let’s just go with it and see […]
I am articulate. Words flow with ease, especially when I am upset. Although I have surprised people since I was barely two years old with my mastery of language, it is a gift, pure and simple. No effort on my part at all; words just flow. Probably because I am tiny, words are my defense […]