DOGLAND featured

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  • November 22, 2015
  • by Jacki Skole
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Thank you to Sheila Boneham for posting an interview about DOGLAND on Writers and Other Animals. You can read the interview here. Also, if you haven’t followed me on Facebook, please do. In addition to posting information about DOGLAND and all things dog, I’ll let you know about events where I’ll be speaking and/or promoting…

Dog Tales: Stories about dogs written by the children who love them

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  • November 20, 2015
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This is the seventh in a series of stories written by young people. Writing encourages children to explore their relationships with pets and works to strengthen the human-animal bond. After all, today’s youth are tomorrow’s pet owners. Stories have not been edited for spelling or grammar. Each story belongs wholly to its author. Title: Letter to Annie Author: Kathryn, age 9…

The Unintended Consequence of a Bathroom Renovation

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  • November 19, 2015
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My husband and I put off renovating our master bathroom for years. Not because it didn’t need a facelift, but because other rooms in our house needed one more. However, when Kevin could no longer jerry-rig the shower’s glass doors to keep water from pooling on the floor, time had come. Our master bath is…

Read today, Listen tomorrow

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  • November 4, 2015
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Sometimes you want to share your own good news. For me, that sometime is now. So here goes: Thank you to Sheila Boneham, the creator of Writers and Other Animals, a fantastic blog that features authors who write about… you guessed it! Animals. My post, Adopter Beware, is now on her site. You can read…

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