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A lesson in friendship…

 Alexa Mergen has written a new article on friendship. With it, she reminds us that the best friendships can be fraught with hardship, but that overcoming these obstacles can teach us the true meaning of friendship. As I grow older I … Continue reading

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Alexa Mergen on her old dog Sasha

A friend writes about the lessons she has learned listening to her old dog, Sasha. Here is a snippet: ““Obey” comes from the French “to hear.” An obedient dog hears commands and follows them. After fourteen years Sasha knows her … Continue reading

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United Animal Nations interview…

 Alexa Mergen interviewed me awhile back about my book Lucky Boy, here in Portland, in my own backyard. United Animal Nations uses Lucky Boy as one of 12 books in their Humane Education Ambassador Reading (HEAR) program. Alexa has moved on … Continue reading

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The Children’s Book Council is a wonderful online resource for those who publish, write, illustrate or simply love children’s books. The best specialty children’s bookstore I know of is A Children’s Place Bookstore, here in Portland, Oregon. Visit them at 4807 … Continue reading

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