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Antarctica Friends

As I walked into the Antarctica exhibit at SeaWorld, I felt an overwhelming wave of concern wash over me. Simply remembering the penguin friends I had made in Antarctica in January 2020, thoughts of them lingered and I wondered how their world has changed since then. The National Geographic guides told us the areas we… Continue reading Antarctica Friends

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Iceland Anyone!?!

Who can't fall in LOVE with Puffins!? Their little marching walk and their funny growling tones…and they are smaller than you might think! My Atlantic puffin friend Árni. He is about to leave his burrow for a four-year adventure out at sea. But Árni doesn’t want to go—he wants one more day to play with… Continue reading Iceland Anyone!?!

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The Colt That Could

A short story dedicated to the American Saddlebred Museum, located in Lexington, Kentucky. In honor of Mrs. Helen K. Crabtree & RuthAnne Lewis (The Last Crabtree Girl). My eyes squinted as I took my first step out of the barn. I was led into the sunlight by the farmer holding a lead rope clipped to… Continue reading The Colt That Could

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Genie in the Heart Shaped Bottle

A short story by RA Anderson dedicated to the American Saddlebred Horse Museum, Lexington, KY. Thoughts lingered in my mind after Grandma told me about a wishing story. We walked in her den where I was asked not to play, and we sat down as she began her little story. She told me our families… Continue reading Genie in the Heart Shaped Bottle

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A Pet Pelican Named George!

Soft white curls danced in the breeze as the little girl skipped down the dirt road, making her way to the fishing boat docks. Her father carried a fishing pole in one hand and Annie’s sack lunch in his other. Annie could feel the salt of the ocean as the shade of the trees disappeared.… Continue reading A Pet Pelican Named George!

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LOST!

Please Help Me Find CODY the Cockatrice in The Land of Vikings and Trolls! Search here To purchase a plush Cody visit RA-Anderson on Etsy!

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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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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 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!