Welcome to another edition of A Day in the Life. Today we get to meet Axel. Axel belongs to author Mary Manners, author of Promises Renewed. Please help me in welcoming Axel to the blog today! And make sure you check out the wonderful giveaway Axel is offering!
A Day in the Life of Axel
Hi. My name is Axel. I’m a handsome fellow, aren’t I? I love my home and my humans, Tim and Mary. They rescued me after a lo-o-o-o-ng six months in the animal shelter. I never thought I’d get sprung from the joint, but the moment Tim and Mary saw me they fell in love with me. I sure am a lucky guy. Here I am on the drive to my forever home with Tim at the wheel (you may notice the orange and white shirt—he’s a diehard Tennessee Vol football fan)…
Mornings are my favorite time of the day. I wake up the humans when the birds start to sing and roosters crow (I live on a mini-farm which is pretty cool). Breakfast is yummy with a splash of broth spilled over the doggie chow. My buddies from up the hill scamper over and we play a little game of chase before they head back home and I wander down to the chicken coop to check on my twelve sisters. We say good morning and catch up on all the neighborhood gossip. Sometimes Colby and Jax, my feline brothers, wander over to join us.
When Tim leaves for work it’s up to me to be the man of the house and keep watch over Mary. Sometimes I help her through writer’s block with a raucous game of fetch. She gets a great workout playing tug of war with my rope, too. I usually let her win (but don’t tell her the game is rigged J). When she’s done writing, we walk down to the garden together where I check things out and make sure the plants are coming along nicely. Mary’s a great gardener so it’s no wonder salads are a staple in our house (not for me…yuck). I have to make sure everything’s in order and no little rascals have taken up residence among the tomatoes and lettuce leaves.
Life at Manners Manor keeps me on my toes. I settle in on the back deck after a long day to enjoy a rawhide and watch the sunset. It’s oh-so-relaxing and too beautiful for words (well, maybe not for Mary, since she’s an author).
Whew! Every day is an adventure on the mini-farm. When my work is done, I let the humans rub my belly before I put myself to sleep. I snuggle up with my favorite toy and it’s lights out…until tomorrow!
P.S. Mary let me in on a little secret. She’s giving away a copy of her new release, Promises Renewed. Be sure to leave a comment to be entered into the drawing. You’re gonna love this book better than a truckload of rawhides! Here’s a sneak peek…
A heartbreaking secret stands between Brianna and Jackson, and she plans to keep it that way…
When Brianna Caufield hosts an online auction to raise money for her fledgling youth center, the last thing she expects is to be matched for a date with Jackson Reed. Lured by the fame of an NFL career, the hometown hero and all-star quarterback broke off their engagement without so much as a backward glance. Now, washed-up and wiser, Jack’s come home with renewed faith and a changed heart—and he wants Brianna back.
No matter how much she still cares for Jackson, Brianna knows the secret she harbors will destroy any chance of a future together. Can Jack find a way to coax the secret to the surface? And if he does, will forgiveness draw them closer together…or will their love be shattered forever?
Good luck in the drawing. Now, I’m off for a game of hide and seek with my brothers and sisters. Happy reading!
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