Last month, while gardening, I picked up a shovel and Bear ran. It broke my heart. This month I noticed a huge change in his guardedness. I think he has adopted us. I credit Truman for a good portion of Bear’s trusting turnaround. Truman is top dog, and Bear finds comfort in his friendly andContinue reading “Truman and Bear at Five Months Post-Rescue”
Category Archives: Truman Blue Mysteries
Truman’s New Friend: Out of this World
Dog sends message to home planet.
A Mystery Bear – A Rescue Story
Truman Blue has a new little brother, Bear. Like all the other critter’s in Truman’s household, Bear is a rescue. Adopted from the local shelter, Bear is a “Labradog”, mostly Labrador and maybe something else thrown in. Or maybe not, it’s hard to tell. Do I see a DNA test in Bear’s future? Why Bear?Continue reading “A Mystery Bear – A Rescue Story”
Truman Blue Double Blue Muffins
Truman Blue Double Blue Muffins are super easy and to die for if you like blueberry muffins. If you add the blue cheese filling, they are to double die for. Blueberry Muffin Recipe 1 cup flour (I use gluten free, but it’s your choice) 1 cup frozen mini blueberries (Available in grocery stores. As aContinue reading “Truman Blue Double Blue Muffins”
Truman Blue as a Work of Art.
Creating is the synthesis of a person’s life to that point. I do artwork. I even earned a college degree in art. I love taking raw materials and molding them. In that light, teachers, parents, friends, significant others, and more are all artists. It struck me today that Truman Blue is my current work ofContinue reading “Truman Blue as a Work of Art.”
Truman Speaks For Sjogrens Mom
Margie Vonn, Truman Blue’s fictional mom in Truman Blue Mysteries, has Sjogrens (show-grins) Disease. Unfortunately, Sjogrens Disease is not fictional. Author Jane McAllen, the writer of this blog, has Sjogrens. When you are out and about, you won’t notice people with Sjogrens Disease. It is an invisible autoimmune disability. You won’t generally notice people whoContinue reading “Truman Speaks For Sjogrens Mom”
Celebrating a New Book Release – Naturally
Celebrating can be disastrous. There’s the prep, the expense, and the stress of performance. Since it was sunny and 62 degrees, Truman and I went on a walk about on our few acres. I didn’t even put on a bra, and Truman didn’t even put on a harness. We celebrated the day, just as itContinue reading “Celebrating a New Book Release – Naturally”
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.