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Barbara Techel is the author of the multi-award winning Frankie, the Walk ‘N Roll Dog book series. When her dachshund, Frankie, suffered a spinal injury, Barbara had her custom-fitted for a wheelchair. Frankie persevered, and Barbara realized the beautiful opportunity she had to share Frankie and give others hope and inspiration to be the best they can be. Along with sharing Frankie’s story with children, Barbara and Frankie routinely volunteer as a therapy dog team at a local hospital, senior assisted facility, and hospice community, spreading joy wherever they go.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

What is Happiness

Question submitted by Daryl, age 11

Are you still happy even though Frankie is wearing wheels?

I'll have my mom answer this one since it seems to be for her!

Wow, what a good question, Daryl. No matter what Frankie looked like I would be happy. Frankie is so sweet and lovable. She is truly a blessing. And honestly, I think I am happier now that Frankie has wheels than I was before. Frankie has taught me so many good things about being happy. She is one smart dog!
I'm just so happy Frankie made it through her surgery when she hurt her back and that she is still Frankie. I have truly been blessed with Frankie.

1 comment:

Bugbug said...

Dear Frankie...you make the kids in Canada very happy too!