Welcome to My Blog

I’m Still Here!!!

Hi Everyone, I want you all to know that although it has been a long time since my last post, I am still here!  My life has taken me on a different path for the time being, but never too far from where I hope to be with these books and this nonprofit.  I am always... read more

World Turtle Day – 2016

Hi All, I apologize for being one day late. Yesterday was World Turtle Day! The purpose of World Turtle Day, always on May 23 has been sponsored yearly since 2000 by American Tortoise Rescue. It is meant to bring attention to, and increase knowledge of and respect... read more

“On Air” interviews…

Hi Everyone, A lot has been happening in the past few weeks and I wanted to give you an update. Everyday I make it my mission to find people to connect with on the internet. Although it is not an easy process, I am unrelenting. And because of my persistent nature, I... read more


To everyone I met at the Orange County Pet Expo I would like to say “Thank You” Your support from buying books, donating $1 for a bookmark, and the interest you have in “The Upstairs Cat” and the rest of the Rescue Me series is heartwarming.... read more

The Feather Story

What is the meaning behind the feather? It is a message from my beloved dog, Dru. Before Dru died, I asked him to let me know when he reached heaven. I wanted to be sure he was safe and happy. Every time I have to say goodbye to one of my animals, I always ask them to... read more

Monthly Contests Description

Open Door Publishing knows that everyone has a story. We believe in nurturing the imagination of children of all ages and making everyone’s story heard. We strongly encourage writing for all school age children (prekindergarten through high school). Don’t worry if you... read more


Beautiful Pancake is looking for a loving home. She is approximately 3 yrs old and is very affectionate with people. She prefers to be the only pet so she can get everyone’s undivided attention. She is quite chatty, sweet and affectionate. Pancake is definitely... read more