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Congratulations

Congratulations

Please help me congratulate Starr McDaniel, winner of the $100 Amazon gift card plus, a signed copy of Stage Fright. Thank you to all who entered. Pics from the last winner Thank you to last month's winner, Meredith Briski, for sending these pictures of the Royal...

Lifelong learning

Lifelong learning

It’s the first week of school in some places! As children head back, even if at the dining room table, it’s never too late to learn something new. New challenges, new ways of learning, new ways of teaching. Many parents have never sat in the head of the class desk...

Celebration!

Celebration!

Roll the drums! I wish I had a drummer with a snare drum to start off the festivities. Or a birthday cake with one candle. I'm in a celebratory mood as my new book Stage Fright releases. Today, Tuesday, is its official release date. Anyone who preordered the e-book...

Congratulations and Kate’s Favorite Pics

Congratulations and Kate’s Favorite Pics

Please help me congratulate Heather Amos, winner of the Road Trip giveaway, and a signed copy of one of my books! Thank you to all who entered. Kate's Favorite Pics Yesterday, when the weatherman predicted rain in the morning, then clearing, he was right! Since it was...

Road Trip

Road Trip

Road trips are a long-standing rite of passage here in the U.S. I drove all the way across the country in a VW Bug many years ago. I see on the news that air travel is down, and I am among the many who do not wish to be crammed amongst strangers on jets even if my...

June $100 winner and Favorite Pics

June $100 winner and Favorite Pics

Please help me congratulate Carol Graves, winner of a $100 Amazon gift card, plus her choice of one signed novel, An Amish Christmas Kitchen, Starting from Scratch, A Letter from Lancaster County; or one of 3 books from The Legacy of Lancaster County Trilogy — Leaving...

Victory Gardens Flourish

Victory Gardens Flourish

Have you heard of  the term Victory Garden, also labeled “War Gardens” and “Food Gardens for Defense” during World War I and WWII? These mini yet productive gardens were planted both at private residences and on public land during the wars to reduce the deficit of...

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Kate Lloyd is a novelist, a mother of two sons, and a passionate observer of human relationships.

A native of Baltimore, Kate spends time with family and friends in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, the inspiration for Leaving Lancaster. She is a member of the Lancaster County Mennonite Historical Society.

Kate and her husband live in the Pacific Northwest, the setting for Kate's first novel, A Portrait of Marguerite. Kate studied painting and sculpture in college. She has worked a variety of jobs, including car salesman and restaurateur.

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