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 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”
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.”
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People often like the idea of a dog, but not the reality of a dog. When someone gets a dog, whether it is a freebee or an expensive import, the person dreams expectations as to what that dog will be. The dream is what the human wants, not what the dog actually has the capabilityContinue reading “Chewed Up”
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 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”