Truffles for Ann Garvin

 I was so pleased to read I Like You Just Fine When You’re Not Around by USA Today bestselling author Ann Garvin.  And what a treat this book is!  And for that matter, I really enjoyed Ms. Garvin’s earlier book “A Dog Year“.  She must love dogs as much as I do… which takes some doin.

One refrain in the book is a slight rewording of an old familiar song into “Our dog… is an awesome dog” which inspired me to make a whole series of truffles.  Each one features one of my family members, including my brilliant husband’s cat… and somehow seeing a photo of a cat with the line “My dog is an awesome dog” just made me smile. 

 Every now and then I came upon a part of the book that just made me laugh out loud.  I even surprised the dog a time or two.  This line about Mr. Schrofnagle cracked me up!

 Truth.

 I can identify.
 This is my favorite, and an excellent reminder.
 One of the things I appreciate about Ms. Garvin’s writing is that she is very anti-cliche.  So how do you communicate in a helping context without borrowing those old phrases?  Make your own.  And sometimes they ring true in a way that feels like ancient wisdom.  For example: “High drama is over when you say it’s over. Just pull out. Stop playing along.”  So true.
 That explains my divorce.  lol!
These are my favorites.
I really loved this book!  It’s easy to see why it has so quickly become so popular.
To order up some tasty truffles for your book, click on “Graphic Design Services” above and
 contact me at carmenshenk AT gmail Dot com.
Stay Tuned,

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