Page 12 has my review of Debbie Macomber’s Twelve Days of Christmas and page 16 has my Ruby Dooby Do column on Bentley – a deaf dog who has since publication of my article received a cataract operation so he can now see!
The November Diablo Gazette features my articles on ARF’s Pets for Vets program (page 16) and a sweet special needs german shepherd dog looking for his forever home in my Ruby Dooby Do to the Rescue column (page 16), as well as my BookEnds column review of The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith on page 12.
I had the great experience of being at the airport to cover the story about evacuated Hurricane Irma dogs (page 3).
I’m also pleased to announce that I will have a regular column “Ruby Dooby Do to the Rescue” where one special hard to place dog in a local rescue (page 11).
Lastly, this month I chose to review Joy Fielding’s Someone is Watching” on page 12.
Proud to announce that my essay was one of two pieces that received an Honorable Mention in this contest. Apparently, the winning piece and the honorable mention awards were neck in neck and could have gone any way. Happy to have been part of the awarded entries.
Page 3 has my freehance article on responsible elephant tourism and page 11 has my book review of The Zookeeper’s Wife.
My review of Chevy Steven’s Still Missing can be found on page 10 and the flyer on the So You Want to Write a Book event where I’ll be serving as a panelist is on page 6. I hope local aspiring novelists will come out to this event on Saturday, September 23rd at 1:30 at the San Ramon Library.
My review of The Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll can be found on page 6 and an article on my experience competing at CPE agility nationals with my dog, Bailey, can be found on page 14.
My BookEnds column review of Margaret Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tale can be found on page 6, my article on rattlesnakes is on page 15.
Earlier this year I was a judge for this National writing contest. So wonderful to support youths on their writing journey.