Following a New Scent

Truman and I have approximately the same level of engagement curiosity. That means we like to do things together that are fun, but don’t drain too much energy and are not too risky. So what does that mean for a dog who is a quarter bloodhound and a third Labrador? You guessed it, nose work.Continue reading “Following a New Scent”

Truman Blue Mystery Book 2 Launching Soon

Jerry cocked his head. “No, silly, take the romance of the ocean with you. Don’t look at it as a large body of salt water, look at it for how it has inspired humankind. The mystery and challenges of the ocean have spoken to great poets, scientists, explorers, and artists. Yet it is delightful enough to enchant children.”

Book Launch! It’s Here! The first Truman Blue Mystery is out

The first book in the series is now available digitally for free from August 15 through August 19, 2020. Enjoy reading about the real life dog Truman Blue who is fictionalized Cozy Therapy Dog, Truman Blue Mysteries. Is fun, with a splash of education! Click here to order.

Why Pet Therapy? TREAT

Smiles are the reward for therapy pet work. Dogs may enjoy the touch of human hands more than a smile. Who knows? A dog does understand a smile. Humans cherish a genuine smile from another person. When someone is in a situation where smiles do not flow freely and a therapy dog team provides touchContinue reading “Why Pet Therapy? TREAT”

Therapy Dog and COVID

Truman Blue is reverting to puppyhood. True, at three-and-a-half he is barely past puppy, but six months ago he was willingly compliant. When I take him out now, he wants to play and explore. His journey back to cavorting canine was a short one. We haven’t been visiting since February due to the COVID pandemic.Continue reading “Therapy Dog and COVID”

I’m Vulnerable: New Cozy Series Truman Blue

I am launching my new book series and I am terrified. As one of a zillion wanna-be popular cozy novelists, I am starting at the beginning. I guess that is where everyone starts. I justify the possibility of “no one reads it” with who cares. I write because I love to tell stories. The truthContinue reading “I’m Vulnerable: New Cozy Series Truman Blue”