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Year of the Dog serial novel, chapter 22

I’m posting a Humorous Christian Romantic Suspense serial novel here on my blog! Year of the Dog is a (second) prequel to my Warubozu Spa Chronicles series. Year of the Dog serial novel by Camy Tang Mari Mutou, a professional dog trainer, is having a bad year. While renovating her new dog kenneling and training facility, she needs to move in with her disapproving family, who have always made her feel inadequate—according to them, a job requiring her to be covered in dog hair and slobber is an embarrassment to the family. She convinces her ex-boyfriend to take her dog for a few months … but discovers that his brother is the irate security expert whose car she accidentally rear-ended a few weeks earlier. Ashwin Keitou has enough problems. His aunt has just shown up on his doorstep, expecting to move in with him, and he can’t say no because he owes her everything—after his mother walked out on them, Auntie Nell took in Ashwin and his brother and raised them in a loving Chri

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Captain’s Log, Supplemental

Blog book giveaway:
My Thursday book giveaway is WEB OF LIES by Brandilyn Collins.
My Monday book giveaway is SECRETS OF THE ROSE by Lois Richer.
You can still enter both giveaways. Just post a comment on each of those blog posts. On Thursday, I'll draw the winner for WEB OF LIES and post the title for another book I'm giving away.

I’m back! I just got back from RWA National conference. I’ll blog about it this week.

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to Camy’s blog...
MEME!!!

Michelle tagged me:

3 things that scare me:

1. Pain (borrowed this from Michelle)
2. Bugs, especially big bugs, ones that fly, or ones with lots of legs
3. Falling

3 (groups of) people who make me laugh:

1. The SAYSFers, especially Tina Russo, Mary Connealy, and Ruth Logan Herne
2. Snarkling Clean: Robyn and Missie
3. My husband

3 things I love:

1. Reading
2. Writing
3. Blogging

3 things I hate:

1. Cleaning
2. Exercise (it’s a love/hate thing)
3. Puking (when I have a nauseated stomach, I’m so miserable I actually cry)


3 things I do not understand:

1. Writers who don’t read
2. Why I eat right and exercise and still don’t lose weight
3. Why more free time makes me less self-disciplined

3 things on my desk:

1. Books
2. Computer
3. Papers

3 things I am doing right now:

1. Blogging
2. Reading
3. Sweating like a pig, except that pigs don’t sweat

3 things I want to do before I die:

1. Travel to Great Britain and Europe
2. Get on the NYT Bestseller List (no harm in dreaming big)
3. Get air-conditioning in our house (I think I can at least accomplish this one)

3 things I can do:

1. See the high-level structural problems in a fiction manuscript (I have discovered that not many people do substantitive book doctoring like this, so now I feel special)
2. Sing and play guitar
3. Injure myself with very little effort (and two knee surgeries to prove it)

3 ways to describe my personality.

1. Loud
2. Logical
3. Blunt

3 things I can't do:

1. Ice skate, ski, or anything that involves strapping something to my feet and making my body go faster than I can walk
2. Surf (not everybody from Hawaii knows how to surf)
3. Be tactful

3 things I think you should listen to:

1. The Bible
2. Worship songs
3. God/Jesus/the Holy Spirit (like duh)

3 things you should never listen to:

1. Satan (although it’s often hard to know when it’s him)
2. A stranger who wants to give you a ride or walk you to a remote location
3. A screaming child’s demands (no patience for tantrums—I wouldn’t be a sympathetic mother)

3 absolute favorite foods:

1. Bing cherries
2. Potatoes in any way, shape, or form, although anything involving salt and fat is highly preferred
3. Cheese—practically any variety

3 things I'd like to learn:

1. Japanese
2. How to get rid of my black thumb
3. Speed reading

3 beverages I drink regularly:

1. Water
2. Tea
3. Milk

3 shows I watched as a kid:

1. Star Blazers
2. Robotech
3. Voltron

3 things I really want to do:

1. Make a million dollars
2. Lose weight
3. Get a nose stud

Comments

hey! what's up with me not being on the list of people making you laugh??? LOL
sarahgrace said…
Ooh- get a nose stud! Theyr're cool! (and I'm not biased or anything *wink*)
Delia said…
Welcome back, Camy! We missed you!

Ha, I'm the same way with my free time! The more I have, the less self-disciplined I become. I think it's the procrastinator in me!
M. C. Pearson said…
Now that was a funny meme.

I agree about the bugs...especially the ones here in North Carolina. You've never seen bugs THIS big! YUCK!

And you'd make a great mom! Low tolerance for tantrums actually helps kids more than you think!
Geekwif said…
Mmmmm. Potatoes and cheese. I love 'em!
Anonymous said…
I'm lovin' your answers to these. Thanks for sharing!
Pfingston said…
My hubby hates puking too!
LOL: things not understood "why I eat right and exercise and still don't lose weight"!!

ROFL: things you can't do "anything that involves strapping something to my feet and making my body go faster than I can walk"

*snort, gafaw* Funny!

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