Ruby

The following is a submission by Callum Saunders, from Glossop, England. Throughout the year we’ll feature different stories that have been selected to be part of our book. This is Ruby. There are many stories I could tell you about Ruby. And many different ways in which I could tell you those stories. But after several […]

Living for the Moment

My dog is a teacher. Every day he shows me that all we have is this moment. And for one moment last October, I thought I lost him. We had just arrived at the park—his happy place. He circled me a couple of times enticing me to throw the ball, and when I did, he […]

Moxie Day

We are excited to announce a partnership with Moxie Mercantile for the upcoming Midwood Market event on Sunday, September 17. During the event, Moxie and other retailers will donate a percentage of their day’s sales to our project.

Three Steps to Writing a Story

I’ve had at least a dozen people tell me they’re going to submit a story, but so far none have. In fact half of these folks have contacted me to say, “I’m not a writer. It’s not very good.” I get that. Very few people are employed as writers. But I’m here to tell you that if you intend to submit a story, don’t wait. Just write. Here are some tips for getting started.

Just a Dog

TALES OF DOGS WE'VE LOVED

When I rolled out of bed Tuesday morning, my wife Tina called me into the hallway where she was kneeling down next to our thirteen-year-old Australian Shepherd, Tucker. “It’s time,” she said.