Tag Archives: dogs

The Pack is Back!

Meet the pack that has my back and keeps me company during the day: Sadie the Black Lab Penny the cattle dog (mostly white) Coda (the tiny one that acts like he’s a Great Dane) Kit (the one in the … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs & Other Wonderful Creatures, images, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 14 Comments

Remodels & Additions are Like Aging

Even the dogs have had enough! I just came to the realization that our home remodel and addition project has been a lot like the aging process: The longer both go on the more things that I used to be … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Blessings, Gratitude, Home Addition and Remodel, Uncategorized, Victories & Wins, Vitories & Wins | Tagged , , , , | 13 Comments

Heeeeeeere’s Sunny!

My latest children’s picture book Sunny Saves the Day has been released via Amazon in hardcover format. Sunny Saves the Day It will be released in softcover format shortly Kindle eBook format eventually.  Jack Wiens illustrated it and Kristi Towne … Continue reading

Posted in Book Releases, children's books, Children's Picture Books, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

Reading Dogs: What a Great Idea!

Reading Dogs at Libraries The story linked below is about a reading dog at a library who is there to hear young children read to him. One day, no one came, and the owner posted photos on the internet of … Continue reading

Posted in Children, children's books, Dogs & Other Wonderful Creatures, libraries, Love, Reading, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Go, Dogs, Go!

Go, Dogs, Go! The story linked above is about two dogs who hounded, err Labradoodled, their humans to let them out at 4:30 am so they could save an elderly woman from freezing to death. Sources: Kansas City Star and … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs & Other Wonderful Creatures, images, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

An Interesting Day

Today was the beginning of the two-day Loma Prieta Holiday Crafts Faire in the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains.  It’s the first time I’ve been there. The day started a bit rough. When I got to my space at the event it … Continue reading

Posted in Book Events and Interviews, Challenges, Connection/Connecting, Crying, Dealing with Pain & Grief, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

A Neighbors Funny

“Dad, I think the Smiths next door are angry at us.” “Why is that?” “They’re probably mad because our dog can retrieve the newspaper, and theirs can’t.” “How could you possibly know that? We don’t even subscribe to the paper.” … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs & Other Wonderful Creatures, Humor, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 6 Comments