The last thing that Cassandra Higgins expects out of her Sunday is to be mesmerized at a collectorsa convention by a snowglobe. Sheas enjoying some mommy time, with husband Ken at home tending their brood of four young boys, when sheas utterly charmed by the one-of-a kind globe containing figures of three dogs and a little girl with hair the color of her own. She canat resist taking the unique globe homea even if means wrestling another shopper for it! The beautiful snowglobe sparks long-dormant memories for Cassie, of her beloved Grandpa Wonky, the stray she rescued as a child, and the painful roots of her combative relationship with her mother, aBad Bettya Kamrowski. Life in Wanonishaw, Minnesota is never dull, though, and Cassie keeps the recollections at bay, busy balancing her boys, her home daycare operation, and being a good friend to best pal Margret. But after a strangeaflurrious, as Cassie deems itamoment happens with the remarkable snowglobe, Cassie and the people she loves are swirled into a tumultuous, yet grace-filled, and life-changing journey. With the quirky, close-knit Midwestern small-town feel that made Charlene Ann Baumbichas acclaimed Dearest Dorothy novels so popular, Stray Affections invites you to experience the laughter and the healing of second chances. From the Trade Paperback edition.gratefiil. She one-kneed a foot to the ground (aquot;Alley-oop.~a#39;aquot;). then the other. ... aquot;ill take you straight to the shed so Mom doesna#39;t see you first Youa#39;ll like hiding in the shed. i do too, especially when Dad has been drinking. Ia#39;ll make a bed for youanbsp;...
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