Book One, Story Four

Sabrina ‘s story is almost entirely TRUE! She was a cat who turned up outside my barn one day, sitting in the field, staring at me and the barn. She had a leather collar around her neck and I never knew where she came from, just like the story, “Sabrina the Mystery Cat” in Book One, Story Four. It took me six months to touch her and take that collar off her neck. Then eventually, she did sit on my lap and she also curled up inside my coat in the winter. One winter I spent one hour at my barn sitting on a bale of hay with Sabrina curled up and sleeping inside my winter coat. Because she looked so comfortable, I didn’t want to disturb her. I enjoyed that time just as much as she did! My nephew, Ryan, named her “Sabrina”, that is also true. I often wondered where Sabrina went when she was away from my barn, and that is how this story was imagined. Sabrina has even more real secrets that would surprise you, and maybe someday I will tell you more of them! For right now, that is between Sabrina and me!



What Our Readers Say…

Kim McLain
Camp Hill, PA
‘Wolfie the Most Beautiful Pony in the World’ was my favorite in Adventures At Green Apple Acres because I strive to see the inner beauty in people and other beings. As an example, my favorite dogs have always been mutts — not classically built, with features that can be easily judged, like purebreds at shows — but scruffy, one-of-a-kind companions, with personalities as unique as their outward appearances. And when I was in school, I avoided the cliques of girls who seemed overly concerned with their looks and clothing. Instead, I gravitated toward those who may not have been perfect on the outside, but they had a brain and a sense of humor, which I found much more interesting than a pretty dress or impeccable make-up and hair. So, like the character John, I can appreciate someone for all they have to offer, and see past what meets the eye.