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Chris Struyk-Bonn

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I live in Portland, Oregon, even though I am originally from Iowa. I've been in the Pacific Northwest for so long that I can hardly claim to be a midwesterner anymore.

My family keeps me pretty busy and on my toes! I have two boys who have decided that it is their goal and ambition in life to make my days as difficult as possible. We have soccer balls in every room, we have darts stuck to every window, and my cats are losing fur in clumps because of the teasing they must endure.

I love cats. I have three of them and one of them is about twenty pounds. I have been trying to figure out how to help him lose some weight, but he is just not interested, and the treadmill has not been working.

Reading and writing young adult literature is a favorite

The Call of the Wild by Jack London

Picture The Call of the Wild was a great book. The story was heart breaking and upsetting though. The torture the dogs had to go through and the malnutrition made me feel completely sick. How could anyone treat an animal like that? In the book Buck was the strongest and stood up for himself. In the beginning when he was beaten by the man in the red sweater, this taught him how to control himself and surv Read more of this blog post »
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“He was always so happy when he returned that I wondered why he did it, why he tortured himself by watching a bruised world he couldn't heal.”
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