Have You Seen This Cow?

Instead of writing about my own doggy adventures, I must tell you my friend Nash’s amazing story. Nash was a rescue baby bull that my friend Paige and her family raised in their rural backyard (until he became too large for their space).

Read on to learn about a horrible mistake that had a miraculous ending.

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Living with Diabetes and Moving

We’ve been in Tennessee about five months now. With all our combined health issues, I knew that the transition from one type of healthcare to the next would not be easy. We stored up our prescriptions and supplies just in case things took longer.

In this post, I’ll share some of the differences we’re discovering about the health care options in California and Tennessee.

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Blog Invasion of the Little Person Kind

WOOF! What is this thing?

Recently, a friend Kevin worked with in California come to stay at our house. They wanted to check out Tennessee to possibly move here. He brought a little Person with. Every time she put her arms out, Mom picked her up.

In this post, I’ll share some pictures of this mysterious little person.

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Illustration from My Question for Jesus

Celebrate With Me! ‘My Question for Jesus’

If you could ask Jesus only one question, what would it be?

As an adult I can’t think of just one question I would ask. However, the little girl in my latest book knows exactly what she wants to ask Jesus.

In today’s post, I’ll share the story of how my new children’s picture book, My Question for Jesus, came about.

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Steve Laube and Christy Hoss

Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference

My stomach was in knots as we drove onto the conference grounds. I remember that feeling from the very first conference I attended back in 2008. I wanted to turn the car around and go home, despite the beauty of the mountains surrounding us.

Why did I feel this way? I’ve been attending conferences for more than 15 years.

Read on to learn about some of the divine appointments I experienced at the writers conference.

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Aiden on butterfly bench

A Service Dog’s Travel Log

Exploring is fun and filled with new smells. My nose goes on overload, but no matter how many different scents I smell, I keep focused on the main scent to keep my Mom’s blood sugars from dropping dangerously low.

In today’s post, I’ll share a bunch of selfies (actually, Christy took them because I don’t know how to use a camera) of me exploring a touristy town called Myrtle Beach.

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Aiden and bigfoot

Bigfoot is Alive and Well and Thriving in Tennessee

I am finding that in Tennessee, the people celebrate everything. A dog could walk around a different festival every weekend and fill his nose with all kinds of good scents.

Recently Mom took me to a street fair in our new hometown of Morristown. While minding my own business and doing my job, my nose led me to a very large furry creature.

In today’s blog post, I’ll share some selfies from some of the day trips Mom and I went on.

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‘The Rubber Band Slingshot Summer’ – It’s Here!

While Kevin and I were attending our first writer’s conference together, The Rubber Band Slingshot Summer (book three in the Rubber Band series) was officially birthed.

Childbirth is hard, but so is publishing a book. In this post, I’ll share some fun pictures of my book booth at a local fair, complete with people posing next to my life size Rocky-as-Elvis prop.

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‘The Rubber Band Slingshot Summer’ – Hot Off the Press

If you have ever been to summer camp, I guarantee you will enjoy the Rubber Band’s newest adventure. I couldn’t resist writing this light-hearted, fun-filled, nonstop adventure for the band (but not without its serious message that I am hoping will encourage strength in my readers).

One week at Bible camp was always the highlight of my summer, giving me something to look forward to.

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The Author Reads – ‘Today is Going to Be a Good Day,’ by Dr. Michelle Bengtson

My life has been turned upside down, packed up, moved out and on to new things, thousands of miles away from my normal life, permanently.

In the process, I am hurting and struggle every day. Dr. Michelle Bengtson’s book, Today is Going to Be a Good Day: 90 Promises from God to Start Your Day Off Right, has come to my rescue. Read on for my thoughts about this little devotional.

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