Friday, April 20, 2012

Coffee with a canine: Michael Norman & Annie and Eddie

This weekend's featured trio at Coffee with a Canine: Michael Norman and Annie and Eddie.

The author on how he and the dogs were united:
In a million years, we didn’t picture ourselves with bull terriers (pitbulls). Our son, Chris had two, and we were quite negative about his decision to get bull terriers. We had always owned dachshunds. We had read what the media says about them and had pretty much bought the story. Chris became ill, and he couldn’t keep his dogs. His heart was broken and we volunteered to find a home for Joyce. We fell in love with the breed and kept Joyce.

Quite by accident I found Eddie on-line at a rescue in the Grand Canyon. He had been picked up as a stray and had lived there for almost six months. I took Joyce to meet him, and it was a good match. Unfortunately, Joyce died two years ago. All of us missed her. Last November, a dog trainer friend of ours introduced us to Annie. She’s a brindle and looks a lot like Joyce. She is still a puppy and is...[read on]
Learn more about the author and his work at Michael Norman's website.

My Book, The Movie: Skeleton Picnic.

The Page 69 Test: The Skeleton Picnic.

Read--Coffee with a Canine: Michael Norman and Annie and Eddie.

--Marshal Zeringue