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A PUPPY PARTY!

We had a Jackson and Miskey (JaM) Puppy Party this weekend. It was a blast. Of the eight litter mates, seven were able to attend! We had adoptive parents from DeKalb, Sycamore, Rockford, Peoria, and Aurora drive in for a … Continue reading

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The Pickle

We all know to stop and smell the roses. We all know it’s the little things in life that mean the most. And we all know, all too well, that life is short. On April 16th, I drove down to … Continue reading

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And then there were none…

A blog told in photos. First, there was a very fat momma… who had a very hard time with the delivery. (story here) But then… after eight puppies and several days of supplemental feedings, she felt better. And the babies … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

On this Memorial Day, a traditionally picnicky, grill-outing, pool opener kind of day, I thought I’d expand the “memorial” beyond remembering those who died in service of our country. I don’t mean to take anything away from the military this … Continue reading

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Pupdate

It’s official, PUPPIES ARE FUN! The first couple of days were stressful, I was genuinely fearful that Miskey, the momma, wouldn’t make it. When we took the brood in for docking on day 3 and Dr. Dominguez checked her, he … Continue reading

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Chatting with Jen Mann

Welcome to the fourth installment of Literary Mary Chats. I am pleased to be sharing this space with the incomparable Jen Mann, a prolific, genuine, and funny author whom I had the pleasure to meet and hear speak at a … Continue reading

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P!NK

In honor of this SNOW DAY, I’m unpacking a blog I wrote in July, but for some reason, never posted. Enjoy.   Me and 25,000 of my closest Pink fans showed up at Milwaukee Summerfest Sunday, July 2, 2017. Despite … Continue reading

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