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The Land of Vikings and Trolls

What has happened in Iceland? Is Cody lost? Has he made new friends? Is he staying in Iceland forever or going back home with Brody, Bowen and Bryant? The Land of Vikings and Trolls by RA Anderson To purchase a Cody the Cockatrice PLUSH please visit me on Etsy!

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Quote of the Week – Friends?

Quote from the 1500's ... can you name the author?

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A dog dreams of sailing

My heart races and my tail nervously wags as I trot along the thing my humans call a dock. This always happens when it’s sunny, there is a nice breeze, and Mom is finished sitting in her office. She gathers a water bottle, hat, sunscreen, her Yeti waterproof pouch for her phone, and walks to… Continue reading A dog dreams of sailing

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The Horse That Knows by Lynn Mann

A swirl of emotion swept through me as I read word by word, flipping page by page of Lynn Mann’s book, The Horse That Knows. My Bonded Partner Clyde! The statement on the cover read, “A bond with a horse can change everything.” This rings true to me as someone who has grown up with… Continue reading The Horse That Knows by Lynn Mann

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The Masterpiece of Love

The Painted Dog Prompt 2/15/22 was a super fun writing challenge posted on the Stine Writing Blog! This is what I wrote: The clank of the heavy door echoed through the building, followed by several footsteps. My ears perked only halfway, my heart thumping, but not like the newbie in the next cell. “Keep it… Continue reading The Masterpiece of Love

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5 STAR Book Review

Once Upon the Rhine by RA Anderson Now that's a 5 STAR book review!

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The Land of Vikings and Trolls – Book #2 is now PUBLISHED

Flying high above the clouds ... We are set for our new adventure! Cody is a Cockatrice, an extraordinary hybrid cockerel-dragon, fathered by a rooster, mothered by a lizard, and hatched by a toad, a true little blood cousin of dragons. They inherited their wings and tails, you know! Cody is the protector of three… Continue reading The Land of Vikings and Trolls – Book #2 is now PUBLISHED

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Pup and the Purple Unicorn

Standing on the hard concrete, I stared in the appliance store window at the news on a television that had apparently been placed on sale today. A reporter standing outside the Dollar General, a store I knew so very well, was talking into the camera. I couldn’t hear what she was saying, but the store… Continue reading Pup and the Purple Unicorn

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Reality Word Game: Connection – Gratitude – Sons

Dawn snuck through the fog and the smell of fresh coffee lingered in the air as my sleepy eyes moved over my to-do lists. My fingers found the keyboard and, without a thought, unlocked my Mac. My eyes narrowed as the screen lit up the room. I didn’t remember being on Facebook before walking away… Continue reading Reality Word Game: Connection – Gratitude – Sons

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Hot Topic: Smudging

The vast desert land passed quietly along as I searched for wild horses from the van’s window. The land of the free and the brave. In my eight-year-old mind, freedom stood for no fences so one could ride their horse for days in one direction without obstruction, and brave was for those riding in the… Continue reading Hot Topic: Smudging