The A. Kristina Casasent Blog

Anna and Tod write together as A. Kristina Casasent and this is our blog.
Sunday Salutations and First Rally Competition

Sunday Salutations and First Rally Competition

Sunday Salutations and First Rally CompetitionFirst, Happy Mother's Day to all the wonderful mothers out there! So, we had a wonderful dog adventure this weekend. We competed in our (Crokell and my) first rally competition - the sequential obedience event. Tod has...

Sunday Salutations and Dog Training Adventures

Sunday Salutations and Dog Training Adventures

Sunday Salutations and Dog Training AdventuresHappy last week of April. This has been a strange month for me. This week was particularly busy, as I entered my first rally competition, but being a complete noob at it, I turned just registering into an event of its own....

Sunday Salutations with Chaos, Clutter, and Change

Sunday Salutations with Chaos, Clutter, and Change

Sunday Salutations with Chaos, Clutter, and ChangeHappy Sunday! It is the middle of April, which makes me think about Spring cleaning, change, and growth. Today, I got to do a little bit of all those things, and my plan for the next year is filled with them. Our house...

Sunday Salutations and Sheep Ranch Critters

Sunday Salutations and Sheep Ranch Critters

Sunday Salutations and Sheep Ranch CrittersTod on the blog this week. Our question this week is: what incredible experiences have you had that unexpected taught you something you didn’t expect? Not something huge - but just a little fact about the world. We spent this...

Sunday Salutations and the Joy of Missing

Sunday Salutations and the Joy of Missing

Sunday Salutations and the Joy of MissingFailure is hard, failure is painful, but if you are lucky, it can also be fun. Now, those that have known me most of my life will probably be scratching their heads or having a small aneurysm, because they know I tend to be...

Sunday Salutations and a Happy Easter!

Sunday Salutations and a Happy Easter!

Sunday Salutations and a Happy Easter!Today, we are going to take a trip down the lane of science and roses. I talked once before about rose colors and why I like multitone roses so much, in my fragile uniqueness post (...

Sunday Salutations and Dog Jumps

Sunday Salutations and Dog Jumps

Sunday Salutations and Dog JumpsThis weekend marks the beginning of a new dog class for us! New tricks to learn, old tricks to hone, and perfect. We are off to a jumping start. Although we had a few stumbling blocks right out of the gate. The rally skills class was...

Sunday Salutations from a Reign of Cats and Dogs

Sunday Salutations from a Reign of Cats and Dogs

Sunday Salutations from a Reign of Cats and DogsHappy Pi Day Weekend! It is of course one of the best irrational numbers and dates in the world (and our anniversary), and for that we have multiple updates. In publication news, Moggies in Space: A Galaxy Fur Fur Away...

Sunday Salutations from Fur Fur Away

Sunday Salutations from Fur Fur Away

Sunday Salutation and Double Dog DutyIt is that time again. The time to celebrate another acceptance and to prepare for a new nano-sapiens story being fired off into the world. Yep, Raconteur Press is putting together another Moggies Anthology and our story "It's...

Sunday Salutations and Double Dog Duty

Sunday Salutations and Double Dog Duty

Sunday Salutations and Double Dog DutyLast weekend was double the writing, so I guess it only makes sense that this weekend would be double the dog training. Crokell and I had our normal Saturday class yesterday, and while I was hoping to get ready for the trial next...

Sunday Salutations from Post-FenCon

Sunday Salutations from Post-FenCon

Sunday Salutations from Post-FenConThis is a longer post because we condensed three days of writing advice from authors into just under two thousand words. Be prepared to be deluged with advice. This weekend, we attended Anna's second convention ever FenCon...

Sunday Salutations and Embracing Adobe

Sunday Salutations and Embracing Adobe

Sunday Salutations and Embracing AdobeThis week is Tod discussing finding the right software for your workflow! I admit, finding the right treat for your dog sounds like more fun. But hang with me, I am sure I can find something fun, after all software is starting to...

Sunday Salutations and the Right Treat

Sunday Salutations and the Right Treat

Sunday Salutations and the Right TreatThis week is about the search for the right treat and a happy (belated) lunar New Year! What is the treat that picks you up when you are feeling down? Yesterday, was a rally class that reminded me why I shouldn't let work stress...

Sunday Salutations and Editing (Part Two of Three)

Sunday Salutations and Editing (Part Two of Three)

Sunday Salutations and Editing (Part Two of Three)The Commandments of Collaborative Editing While Tod will tell you he is a writer because I made him be one. I, on the other hand, have always been a writer, storyteller, or what have you. As Tod and I developed as a...