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Jackie Bouchard

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in Redondo Beach, California, The United States
March 23

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Jackie Bouchard used to be trapped in the hamster wheel of corporate America, but she was lucky enough to escape and now fully understands the term "struggling writer." Jackie loves: reading, writing, and, yes, even 'rithmetic (seriously, algebra rocks); professional cycling; margaritas; blogging (she never thought she'd say that, but she does); dogs in general, and her crazy rescue pup specifically; and her hubby. (Not in that order.) Jackie dislikes: rude people and writing about herself in the third person. After living in Southern California, then Bermuda, then Canada, then the East coast, Jackie and her husband settled in San Diego. American Jackie, her Canadian hubby, and her Mexican rescue mutt form their own happy little United Nati ...more

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We've been missing in action the last couple of weeks, and things are crazy-busy getting ready for the holidays, but Rita and I wanted to take a moment and say Merry Christmas!

Thought I'd share our Christmas card from this year.


Whether you've been naughty or nice, we hope you have a wonderful holiday season! All the best and "see" you in 2018!
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“I Mean come on, if they can put a man on the moon, we ought to be able to put one in your bedroom.”
Jackie Bouchard, What the Dog Ate

“So... I'm attempting this new thing, where I try to think more like Kona. I ask myself what he would do in any given situation, and then try to act like him."

"You're planning to sniff people's crotches and eat everything that isn't nailed down?”
Jackie Bouchard, What the Dog Ate

“I think she’s earned a treat,” I say. I snitch three slices of strawberry out of my fruit salad and hand each of the boys a piece to feed her.”
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Jackie Bouchard Sandra wrote: "Thanks for friending me! :)"

Nice to "meet" you! :)


Sandra Thanks for friending me! :)


Jackie Bouchard Thank you for the friend request! That was sweet of Sam to recommend the book to you! Thanks for letting me know.

Looking forward to comparing books with you!


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Liz Thanks for the Friendship Ms. Jackie. Samantha Stroh Bailey recommended your book to me!


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