Excerpt: Will & Pilsener

yellow labrador retriever

Every good book deserves a good dog. Horseshoes and Hand Grenades has two. If I had my way (authors are masters to their stories to some extent), the dogs would get a lot more "screen time" in the book, but I'll make up for it in future novels. For this Book Launch Week excerpt, we … Continue reading Excerpt: Will & Pilsener

Fun Photo Friday: Korra’s Tattered Ball

black tri-colored shepherd dog with tattered old soccer ball

You know that stage in a ball's life when your dog has torn so many holes resulting in so many sharp or rough edges that you start to fear it's going to hurt the pup's mouth? Funny how that is also the exact stage when the dog's bond with the ball solidifies into an irrational, … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: Korra’s Tattered Ball

Fun Photo Friday: Sensitive Squirrel

squirrel hugging flower from clima extremo

This awww-inducing photo of a sensitive squirrel being soothed by a flower, or perhaps he's communing with the blossom, was posted by Clima Extremo on its Facebook page. I found it by way of Lions, Tigers and Hamsters. Find them both on Facebook, at @ClimaExtremo and @LionsandTigersandHamsters, respectively. Clima Extremo monitors extreme weather -- no … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: Sensitive Squirrel

Fun Photo Friday: Cute Parts of Korra

black dog head from back with ear feathers

I’m sure no one will think me biased if I say that Korra, my Border Collie/German Shepherd mixed-breed dog, is the cutest mutt in the world. Possibly the cutest mutt ever. I know there are plenty of beautiful and adorable mixed-breed dogs out there. I have had others besides Korra. But this dog has so … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: Cute Parts of Korra