He Gave Me Barn Cats is inspired by true events. Here are some of the real life characters in the book.
The boys on the hot tub...Jack, Figment, and Blur
Lula Mae on her 80th birthday
Figment lounging in the barn.
Lindsey in old age
Jack looking out of the barn
Maria and Charlotte by Bennette Rowan. Maria commissioned Bennette to create this painting.
Tony, Lula Mae, Lee and Maria with the barn in the background
Maria in the newsroom of The Concord Tribune, 1981
Jack and Rosemary