Monthly Archives: October 2013



14549732_Frenchie Diva Cover JPG( 4341595 ) copyFrenchie Diva- Follow the Blog

             BOOK #3 of the Frenchie Series

                                     by  Mary L. Laudien

Will Sissy become the next canine celebrity sensation?Ethan and Grandma Sis are counting on it! In fact, Sis (the 72 year old CHER look-alike) is convinced she’ll be discovered.

Ethan’s tumultuous teenage world with its Frenchie drama continues to entertain (and alarm) his FBF followers. LOL 

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      ISBN 978-1-4905652-9-3         $8.99

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I’m so excited to be able to start advertising my 3rd book of the Frenchie Series (FBF blog)! The paperback is about to be shipped and the kindle, e-book formats will not be far behind. I wanted you to Read the rest

Cruising Omens

Cruising Omens


Have you ever been tempted to book a Re-Positioning Cruise? We were, after hearing from others about the great deals to be had at the end of the season.  We booked a 6 day jaunt from Vancouver, B.C. to San Diego, on a whim. It was a trial run, really, to see how we’d like it. The boat was scheduled to depart Vancouver on a Sunday evening at the end of September and arrive in San Diego early Saturday.

 Living on Vancouver Island meant a ferry trip over to the mainland to board the cruise ship. Naturally, hearty sailors like ourselves, it never occurred to us to check the forecast. Once settled on the ferry, it became obvious that there Read the rest