Kate’s Favorite Pics!

Please help me congratulate Debbie Hazelton, winner of the beautiful Amish-made Folded Star centerpiece or wall hanging from Lancaster County, PA! Plus a signed book from The Legacy of Lancaster Trilogy: either Leaving Lancaster, its sequel Pennsylvania Patchwork, or...

Motivation VS Discipline

I wonder what motivates the Amish to work so hard. Can you think of a group of more industrious and disciplined people? What inspires them? I recently read on Facebook: “So much to do, so little desire to do it.” The words struck me because although desire...

Kate’s Favorite Pics!

Please help me congratulate Crissy Shamion, winner of Amish-made Quilted Pocketbook from Lancaster County, PA. Plus a signed book from The Legacy of Lancaster Trilogy: either Leaving Lancaster, its sequel Pennsylvania Patchwork, or Forever Amish! Many thanks to all...

Is All Fair in Love and Taxes?

I met my husband on April 15. An easy date to remember! Also, the last day to file federal income tax or apply for an extension. If you don’t follow the IRS’s stringent rules, trouble abounds, plus penalties. Are you thinking: Oh, goody, we get to pay our...