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View from the Birdhouse · 2d ago

Dear Abby - Videos Abby Likes: A Dachshund is Reunited With His Favorite Toy

Dear Friends,I hope you are having a good week and staying cool!  I have an extra special dachshund video to share with you today.In this short (1 minute) video you will meet Finn the dachsh...
View from the Birdhouse · 2d ago

Book Review - The Light in Summer by Mary McNear

Book SynopsisIt’s summertime on Butternut Lake, where the heat of noon is soothed by the cool breezes of the evening, where the pace grows slower, and sometimes, just sometimes, the summer light makes everything clearer… For the lovely Billy Harpe...
View from the Birdhouse · 1W ago

Dear Abby - Videos Abby Likes: Dachshund Puppy and a Mirror

Dear Friends,I hope you are having a good week and staying cool.  It is very hot here and I am enjoying extra time on my soft dog bed in front of the big box fan in the study.  Of course, th...
View from the Birdhouse · 1W ago

Book Review - Sweet Tea Tuesdays by Ashley Farley

Book SynopsisThree best friends met every Tuesday for twenty-six years. And then they stopped.From the author of the bestselling Sweeney Sisters Series comes a novel of friendship, family, a...
View from the Birdhouse · 2W ago

Book Review - Under a Summer Sky by Melody Carlson

Book SynopsisHigh school art teacher Nicole Anderson is looking forward to a relaxing summer in Savannah, house-sitting and managing an art gallery for a family friend. The house is luxurious in a way that only old money could make it, and the gal...
View from the Birdhouse · 2W ago

Dear Abby - Videos Abby Likes: A Gardening Dachshund

Dear Friends,I have a fun video to share with you today!  Are you familiar with Crusoe the Dachshund?  He is a celebrity dachshund who has his own Facebook page and lots of fun videos on his...
View from the Birdhouse · 2W ago

Book Review - The Lady Travelers Guide to Scoundrels & Other Gentlemen by Victoria Alexander

Book SynopsisReally, it’s too much to expect any normal man to behave like a staid accountant in order to inherit the fortune he deserves to support the lifestyle of an earl. So when Derek Saunders’s favorite elderly aunt and her ill-conceived—and...
View from the Birdhouse · 3W ago

Book Spotlight and Giveaway - Treble at the Jam Fest by Leslie Budewitz

Book SynopsisErin Murphy, manager of Murphy’s Mercantile (aka the Merc), is tuning up for Jewel Bay’s annual Jazz Festival. Between keeping the Merc’s shelves stocked with Montana’s tastiest local fare and hosting the festival’s kick-off concert, ...
View from the Birdhouse · 3W ago

Dear Abby - Videos Abby Likes: A Very Determined Dachshund

Dear Friends,It has been a very busy week here, but I wanted to say "hi" and send a fun video for you to enjoy. I have a sweet little video for you today.  Meet Arvo, a longhair dachshund wh...
View from the Birdhouse · 3W ago

Book Review and Giveaway - The Gypsy Moth Summer by Julia Fierro

Book SynopsisIt is the summer of 1992 and a gypsy moth invasion blankets Avalon Island. Ravenous caterpillars disrupt early summer serenity on Avalon, an islet off the coast of Long Island–dropping onto novels left open on picnic blankets, crawlin...