Chris Struyk-Bonn

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Chris Struyk-Bonn

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January 2013


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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Published on July 20, 2015 13:22
Average rating: 3.58 · 356 ratings · 132 reviews · 2 distinct works
Nice Girls Endure

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“....I can pretend they exist in a different world, another dimension, somewhere over the rainbow where men are gentle and kind, speak in low, soft drawls, and protect women instead of humiliating them.”
Chris Struyk-Bonn, Nice Girls Endure

“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.”
Chris Struyk-Bonn, Whisper

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