Best Time to Write

Best Time to Write

Photos from Lancaster County embellish my stories People have asked me when my best and most productive time to write is. If I had my druthers it would be late morning or after dinner. However, I find I get my best writing done very early in the morning, before my...
Amish or Royalty?

Amish or Royalty?

What fun to wake up the morning of the British Royal Wedding to find my TIVO was taping it as I slept. I have friends who arose extra early to watch the pageantry and magnificence of the splendid occasion on TV. Although, many wanted nothing to do with it. I thought I...
Creating from Scratch

Creating from Scratch

While I eagerly await the release of my next novel, Starting from Scratch, I’ve pondered the title. As several of you mentioned on my last blog post, many things start from scratch other than cooking. Although a good home-made meal is hard to beat. Last year,...
Celebrating in Lancaster County

Celebrating in Lancaster County

Hurray, we’re home from another marvelous visit to Lancaster County, PA! Not until I began writing about the Amish did my husband and I celebrate our autumn anniversary in glorious Lancaster County. Can you think of a better place for me to do research on the Amish...
Amish Autumn

Amish Autumn

Not much evidence of autumn in our neck of the woods yet, except kids are back in school and our oak tree’s leaves are turning a drab brown. Eventually, thousands will drift to the ground almost nonstop. One year, I raked up 23 barrels of leaves over the course of a...
Kate’s Favorite Pics

Kate’s Favorite Pics

Hurray for Amy Adamovich, winner of the beautiful 37” Amish-made table runner from Lancaster County, PA, plus a signed copy of one novel from The Legacy of Lancaster County Trilogy, CBA bestseller Leaving Lancaster, its sequel CBA bestseller Pennsylvania Patchwork, or...