Where to get the book.

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The book is the main funding for Gratitude Grove Farm.  Places to purchase a copy include:

Online: www.createspace.com/3970357

Locally In Southeast MichiganHamilton’s Feed Store Ortonville, MI; Max and Izzy’s , Milford, MI ;  The Purple Door Store, Wixom, MI

Help your organization and help Gratitude Grove Farm.  Do a fundraiser with the book!  Contact us at mybestfriendgoldie@gmailcom .


I Can’t Put the Book Down

“I couldn’t put the book down after I started it!”  Is the most common comment we have heard from people who have read the book.  What follows is an e-mail sent to family related to those in  “My Best Friend Goldie”:

Well, thanks to Alair I didn’t have to do my Saturday house cleaning until after lunch!  In the morning I threw in a load of wash and started reading her book.  I read the entire book in one sitting.  (I don’t remember ever doing that before!)  I only put it down for a bathroom break and to wipe the tears from my eyes.  They were tears of joy, disbelief, sadness, and amazement.  I even read through breakfast and lunch.  (I guess I should have at least had breakfast before I picked up the book!) Continue reading

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The story behind the book “My Best Friend Goldie”

A single mother with two autistic children battling cancer wrote a book with her daughter. It is not about the struggles, but instead about the miracles and gratitude in their lives.  They find help in an unlikely place, the barnyard.  Here they not only encountered a miracle that gave them new life, they also found ways to overcome many struggles and met a warm community.  The book gives insights of innovative methods to provide therapy for children with autism.  Their story will inspire you, make you laugh and make you cry.  For many families it will provide helpful resources for dealing with persons with disabilities.  This story will be a gift to families with similar challenges. Continue reading