Why I’m Called Captain Slurpsalot

I was raised to become a Guide Dog for the Blind. But I made a sudden career change, to Dogs for Diabetics. Here’s why.

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What’s a Gender Reveal?

As a diabetic alert service dog, I’ve seen a lot of things and enjoyed many events, but a gender-reveal party is a doggy first.

Click for the full story, and also, for pictures of me with a giant furry panda.

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The Author Reads – Book Review of ‘The Hem of His Garment: Reaching Out to God When Pain Overwhelms,’ by Dr. Michelle Bengtson

Everyone experiences pain at times. Often it is temporary. But what do you do when it isn’t — when the pain just won’t go away, when healing does not come, when the grief and hurt settle in?

Read on for my review of Dr. Michelle Bengtson’s new book, “The Hem of His Garment.”

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Writers Need Writers

When I first expressed my desire to write, a friend invited me to a writing critique group where I met my good friend, Michelle Ule.

How about you? Do you have an in-person or online support group, critique group, or education group? Tell me about it in the comments!

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The Author Reads – Book Review of ‘THAT End of Lilac Lane,’ by Sharon Schuller Kiser

Five-year-old Sarah Emily is abandoned under the sharp-pointed black iron letters ORPHAN ASYLUM OF LANDER. Timothy, a scruffy orphan boy, finds her on the doorstep, coaxes her inside—and a friendship begins.

See my full review of Sharon Schuller Kiser’s debut novel.

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Meeting New Furry Friends

I’ve been to many places and seen new things in the past month. I met a new furry friend. His name is Rascal and he is the mascot for the brand-new community center, Morristown Landing.

Read on to learn more about my latest discoveries.

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Boom Booms Make Me Zoom Zoom

It’s that time of the year again when humans go crazy shooting off things that light up the sky and make loud bangs. Today on my blog, I’ll tell you about how Christy helps me remain calm during fireworks, so I can continue to do my job as her scent-sniffing service dog.

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Ranger Bear Gets a Ride

As a service dog, I am always at Christy’s side, so I go everywhere with her. She took me to a place called Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, to the place where they make and sell Moon Pies. But that’s not all we did there! Read on to learn about how we surprised a famous author and her mascot.

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The Author Reads – Book Review of ‘Runaround Sue,’ by Jennifer Lyn Cary

She gave away something precious. He lost a part of himself.

Can they find a way to help each other heal?

Return to 1972 Kokomo, Indiana, for the third installment of The Weather Girls Wedding Shoppe and Venue series—Runaround Sue—and what happens when people discover who God has called them to be.

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New Friends and Interesting Creatures

Last month Mom had an author spot at the Iris Fair in Greeneville, Tennessee. It was another adventure where I was able to meet and greet interesting characters, young and old. Check out my blog for loads of fun pictures.

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