Tall Things

I go on all of Christy’s adventures. Last month, I got to experience some large creatures in the children’s department of a church.

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Living Fiction: A Page from ‘The Rubber Band Slingshot Summer’

Many fond memories end up in my fiction books. Archery is one of them. Today on my blog, I’ll explain how my enjoyment of archery inspired some scenes in “The Rubber Band Slingshot Summer.”

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Birthday Bliss

Well, Christy has done it again. She couldn’t resist celebrating my ninth birthday. It was a small celebration, but a celebration, nonetheless. Check out today’s blog post to see the cool doggy gifts I received.

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Why I Love the Wicked Witch of the West

When polled about who is the worst villain of all time, did you know that The Wicked Witch of the West from The Wizard of Oz is usually in first place?

I never thought she’d be my all-time favorite character. Here’s why…

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How Old Am I in People Years?

In three days, I will be nine years old.

Today on my blog, I’ll share my thoughts (and pictures, of course) about the life of a senior service dog.

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Fowl Doctor

Late one Saturday night my husband showed me we had two ducks sleeping on our front lawn. We live in downtown Morristown and are nowhere near a body of water, so I was amazed to watch them.

I guess we disturbed them, as they got up and waddled across the street, then for some reason decided to waddle back. I watched in horror as…

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I’m Really Not a Service Dog

Service dog? Not me! I’m a privileged pet.

I lay around on everything and sleep most of the day. I get two wonderful meals a day and have a fenced backyard all to myself to play in.

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Diaversary and a New Attitude

Last month I passed a milestone. It was the thirty-fourth anniversary of my diagnosis of type 1 diabetes. Those of us living with diabetes call it our “diaversary.”

Today on my blog, I’ll tell you about the roller coaster I lived on for many years, and the program that gave me a new lease on life.

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Just Trying to Do My Job

I love treats so much; sometimes I try to get them by pretending to alert. But Christy knows I am a foody and she tells me, “Let’s check” for an immediate blood sugar result.

Click to see pictures of me (Aiden) alerting Christy to a low blood sugar. See if you can tell the difference between a pretend alert and a real one!

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On Being a Writer

Is being an author a hobby or a profession? I always dreamed of this time in life, when my husband could retire, kick back, and support my writing endeavors and I could write us off into the sunset on my success.

Well, as the saying goes, “the best laid plans” is true as I’ve found life does not always go the way we want it to. Read on for my insights into what it’s really like to be a writer.

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