en dogs over seven decades have nudged Patricia Eagle to be as good a dog companion and human being as possible. Without her dogs, she claims, she wouldn’t still be here.
Patricia maintains an unyielding commitment to excavating and acknowledging life’s challenges, weaving meaning and beauty into stories that genuinely acknowledge the paths her life has taken.
She followed her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas–Austin with graduate studies in Education at the University of Houston–Clear Lake, completing her master’s research on how reflective journaling can help us better understand ourselves and others.
After a long career as a public-school teacher in English, French, and Physical Education in four states, she now resides in the gorgeous San Luis Valley in South-Central Colorado.
Dog Love Stories is her second memoir, following the 2019 publication of Being Mean–A Memoir of Sexual Abuse and Survival which was awarded as a finalist in memoir with
- Foreword INDIES
- Colorado Author’s League
- Chanticleer International Book Awards,
- Third place with Colorado Independent Book Association