• January 8, 2019


    Gizmo Testimonial…

    Our family has been friends with the Seelyes for over 25 years. Imagine our joy to learn they moved to Granbury a month after Steve accepted his new job here[...]

  • July 23, 2018


    Why’s that dog on the bus?

    The manuscript for Why's That Dog in Here? is drafted, and first round revisions are underway. I thought you might enjoy a sneak peek, so I asked Steve to pick[...]

  • November 7, 2017


    Giving Paws–Book Review and Recommendation

    Giving Paws, Martha L. Thompson, Self-Help: Personal Growth/Happiness Stars: 4.5 I must confess at the outset that this book was sent to me by the author. She discovered my website[...]

  • October 25, 2017


    What’s new with Gizmo, my medical alert service dog?

    I just realized it’s been two years since I last blogged about my service dog. I know many keep up with his daily life and activities through his Facebook and[...]

  • June 16, 2015


    Road Trip with Service Dog

    After three months of feeling miserable, my doctors changed some of my medications and the clouds parted. After three years in seminary, my husband graduated with a M.A. in Counseling.[...]

  • December 27, 2014


    In honor of Bailey…

    Bailey passed away in her sleep early Christmas morning. She looked very peaceful and comfortable. I guess taking the final decision away from us was her Christmas gift to us.[...]

  • May 16, 2014


    No, you may not pet my Service Dog…

    ...but thanks for asking. In case you can't read it, Gizmo has a sign on his harness that says "SERVICE DOG do not distract." Have you ever wondered why? I[...]

  • October 28, 2013


    Tips for Traveling with a Service Dog

    Gizmo and I have been partnered for two years, and during that time we've done planes, trains, automobiles, and hotels in the course of our travels. I get asked a[...]

  • May 18, 2013


    Dog Lovers, please read

    “You’ll have to excuse me; I’m a dog lover…” I hate that sentence. I have learned that what follows is going to be problematic. This “dog lover” will invariably start[...]

  • September 8, 2012


    Gizmo at the Museum

    Gizmo and I spent Wednesday providing training for the museum personnel and enjoying the exhibits. It was a great day, but long and exhausting. We taught them about the different[...]

Kathryn McClatchy
I am a Christian, wife, mother, friend, reader, daydreamer, writer, teacher, digital media strategist, public speaker, stroke survivor, assistance dog partner, and so much more.

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