The Quilt

It's funny writing a book so that you can make a quarterly donation to a non-profit. I would never, ever have written my new book had it not been for wanting to help the owner be able to keep his head above water and rescue more dogs. So now there's this book and the rescue shelter is having their last adoption event tomorrow. By the end of the month the building will be empty. There were so many times I wanted to stop helping, to get a real job [...]

By |2022-09-20T08:33:41-05:00September 16, 2022|Wag Away Tales|0 Comments

A Book Toast a Day Late

When you publish your book on Amazon there's an excellent chance others will get your book before you even see a copy. Author's copies are ordered differently and it takes ten days before they ship. As in a long, long time. I ordered copies for all the people who contributed to the book, well, those who sent their snail mail address, and I ordered books for my first signing. Then I went and spent money to buy my book because I wanted to see it. Makes sense, right? People [...]

By |2022-09-20T08:34:59-05:00September 5, 2022|Wag Away Tales|0 Comments

Every Morning at 5:30 am

Every morning for almost five years I’ve woken at 5:30, taken the dog outside so that he can survey his kingdom to make sure the rabbits, squirrels, or chipmunks aren’t plotting some type of takeover. While my coffee is brewing, I measure Coconut’s food into the Polish Pottery bowl. No, my dog is not spoiled. I am, because I love pretty dishes. Coconut used to crowd me out to get at those hard nuggets, but now he’s secure. He knows there will always be food and so he eats throughout [...]

By |2022-09-19T11:59:34-05:00September 5, 2022|Wag Away Tales|0 Comments
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