Tail Wags!

When I decided to document my first 18 months of living with Ray (resulting in “Who Said I was up for Adoption?”), it soon became obvious how Ray’s perspective on things would be very different from my own.

Ray was a very challenging dog**, and was an instant education for me in all things canine. Trying to understand almost 80lbs of rescued German Shepherd/Rottweiler with an attitude, produced sufficient material that each chapter in “Who Said I was up for Adoption?” was split into two parts … my perspective on the events, followed by how I envisaged Ray would see them. Continue reading

Advertisements

Joshua meets Dewey!

Another excerpt from “The Odessa Chronicles”, which is now available world-wide from all the usual on-line book retailers, as well as direct from Friesen Press. (see book cover link over in right column).

Joshua purchased Moonbeam Farm for his retirement, so that he could live his life in peaceful rural surroundings, but he did not know that we was not alone at Moonbeam Farm until … Continue reading

“Just a Man”

So many of us (perhaps all of us) have experienced times when our lives made no sense to us at all. Perhaps it was the residual effect of a traumatic experience, or perhaps we just found ourselves in  a state of absolute confusion.  What does one do when life appears to be pointless? What does one do when one feels isolated from the world around us? Sometimes clarity can come from a total stranger. Continue reading

“The Balloon Adventure”

“The Balloon Adventure” is another story in “The Odessa Chronicles”, and relates what happens when Jaxon, Dewey and the man-servant take a ride in a hot-air balloon. Due to an unfortunate set of circumstances, the three of them end up flying in the balloon, while the balloon owner/operator is still on the ground. Continue reading

The Odessa Chronicles!

Carolyn Shelton (https://joyroses13.wordpress.com/) and I have collaborated on a book of “stories for children of all ages”. As it is expected to be published shortly, I was going to introduce it here in June however, the characters in the book somehow found out about it! Continue reading