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Sammy Story 4: Food and Drink

December 4, 2020 | News | No Comments

M, Sammy’s other mom, gave me a very extensive list of Sammy’s issues before we took him home. Turns out he was quite allergic to some things like wheat, chicken and all poultry, which I assumed meant eggs too. She said he would do a lot of scratching, which he certainly was doing. He might…

Sammy Story 3: New Name

December 4, 2020 | News, Sammy Stories | No Comments

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What kind of name was “Shortie?” M and her family didn’t like it either but that was the name they were stuck with. I determined we would change it if possible. Who knew if his name was a safe thing for him and if we changed it, we might run the risk of making him…

Sammy Story 2: The day we met.

December 4, 2020 | News | No Comments

The Day We Met He was shaking with terror as I pet him in his kennel. M said that it was his safe place and he practically lived there. It was in her office, so he could be near her, the only person he trusted.I asked if I could hold him and was surprised that…

Sammy Story 1

December 4, 2020 | News, Sammy Stories | No Comments

Welcome to Sammy Stories. I hope you will enjoy the stories and snippets that I have recorded about the journey our rescue dog, Sammy, and our family have traveled so far. I hope to share one every few weeks or so. Not all of the stories will remain on this website, but we are working…

Re-posting Original Sammy Stories

December 4, 2020 | Books, News | No Comments

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This blog was seeming to become a trifle long, so I had taken the first ten Sammy Stories off. But, because Christmas is near, I thought I would re-post them. They are short, and a great read for small and big kids. How to read: Scroll down till you see Story #1, then work your…

BEST SELLER ON AMAZON! 5 CATEGORIES!!!

December 2, 2020 | Books, News | No Comments

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HUGE THANK YOU to all my Ambassadors and everyone who participated on Launch Day! Don't forget the Double Entries for the draw: Email confirmation of purchase on Launch Day for Double entries: riderlou1000@gmail.com Sign up on the right for Monthly Newsletter to be kept up to date for news and coming contests/draws. You also will…

Breaking News!

December 1, 2020 | Books, News | No Comments

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BREAKING NEWS!As of 11:45 a.m. we achieved Best Seller on Amazon! I was #22 in the Historical Fantasy category and #44 in Adventure Science Fiction! Woohoo! We did it together!Of course, the numbers are constantly changing: please keep sharing—maybe we'll make #1!!! http://www.amazon.com/Jake-Knight-Tale.../dp/1990107001 US http://www.amazon.ca/Jake-Knight-Tale.../dp/1990107001/ Canada

TODAY IS LAUNCH DAY!

December 1, 2020 | Books, News | No Comments

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Author Website: lourider.ca www.amazon.com/Jake-Knight-Tale-Vindicatum-Rider/dp/1990107001/   United States www.amazon.ca/Jake-Knight-Tale-Vindicatum-Rider/dp/1990107001/  Canada WOOHOO!

Help from the locals

December 1, 2020 | News | No Comments

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HUGE SHOUT-OUT of Thanks to the local businesses listed here, who have shown me tremendous favour. They were genuinely excited to allow me to post my flyer announcing my book launch for Tuesday, Dec. 1. There were the big guys, and the little guys: In Red Deer:    Sobeys                         Ashley Furniture                         Starbucks                        …