Category: Animals

Attention Writers and Readers: Introducing Shepherd.Com

A bit ago, round about the time I received my concussion, I also received an inquiry from the book lovers/promoters at Shepherd.com about whether I’d like to promote ELEPHANT SPEAK by also helping to promote the work of others. I did a bit of… Continue Reading “Attention Writers and Readers: Introducing Shepherd.Com”

Three Weekends of Writers

We’re a (very) short three weeks and four days from the beginning of Loganberry Books’ Author Alley gatherings. For three Saturdays in a row, the good people at Loganberry Books will bring together up to 30 area authors to talk about their work. Each… Continue Reading “Three Weekends of Writers”

Coming Soon to an Ohio Near You

Please pass the word along to your reader friends near and far. We’re bound to have a fun time talking about elephants, not to mention all the other stuff that crops up. Hope you’ll join us in September at the Thompson Branch of Geuga… Continue Reading “Coming Soon to an Ohio Near You”

Cindy

There isn’t a lot known about Cindy the elephant. Born in Thailand, she was exported to the US at a young age (likely too young to be away from her mother), bought by this person and that, and eventually wound up at Point Defiance… Continue Reading “Cindy”

Bit of Pleasurable News

On June 5, I received an email from Sharon Glaeser at the Oregon Zoo. In part, she wrote: “I have a tribute to Roger to share with you. We finally published our long-term study on our bulls … In our long list of thanks… Continue Reading “Bit of Pleasurable News”

A Cat and a Cuppa

This is how I begin most mornings — cat, quilt, book, and cuppa. The picture doesn’t do justice to the rag quilt, a Christmas gift made by my dear friend and heart-sister, Bev Henneous. Remind me and I’ll post a better photo, one that… Continue Reading “A Cat and a Cuppa”

A Hearty “Thank You”

…to the staff and patrons at Estacada Library in Estacada, OR for the opportunity to be the kick-off presenter for the 2022 Adult Programming. I appreciate all who attended, eager to learn more about my friend Roger Henneous and his remarkable elephants through my… Continue Reading “A Hearty “Thank You””

Momentum Like a Long, Low Swell…

…is often how it goes in this game of writing, or at least that’s my experience of it. Famine, feast, famine. It’s an oft-used example, but it really is a lot like one loose pebble on a hillside. Once it begins to roll, you… Continue Reading “Momentum Like a Long, Low Swell…”

“Central Booking” Appearance

Host John Valeri was kind enough to add me to his roster of authors. You can watch the interview here.

Newburyport Literary Festival Goes Virtual TODAY!

Hey, everyone. When COVID-19 struck and changed all our lives, the lovely folks behind the Newburyport Literary Festival were convinced it spelled the end of this year’s event. NOT SO! Just check out their website, Newburyport Literary Festival to find out about all the wonderful options.… Continue Reading “Newburyport Literary Festival Goes Virtual TODAY!”