Never Too Early?

Never Too Early?

We’re past the Dog Days of summer and even Labor Day is behind us. Hard to believe most children are in school again. They may complain about getting up too early, but I recall our sons’ returning to school excited to see their friends.Did you have summer reading...
Big Plans for Summer Giveaway

Big Plans for Summer Giveaway

As I await the release of An Amish Christmas Kitchen, I realize we’re midway through summer. When did that happen?I had big plans for the summer, including spending more time up at the beach reading. Carrying a bag stuffed full of books and beach towels to the water’s...
Lost and Found

Lost and Found

Does hiding a watch just before you leave town two years ago and not being able to find it later count as actually losing the watch? Now that I’ve finally located it, I recall thinking what a great spot the back of a drawer in the desk our son used when he lived at...
Kate’s Favorite Pics!

Kate’s Favorite Pics!

Please help me congratulate Debbie Hale, winner of the delightful Amish-made dolls, plus a signed copy of A Letter from Lancaster County, or one signed book from the Legacy of Lancaster Trilogy—either CBA bestseller Leaving Lancaster, its sequel CBA bestseller...
Kate’s Favorite Pics

Kate’s Favorite Pics

Please help me congratulate Kris Ross, winner of the Amish-made apron sewn in Lancaster County, PA, and a set of note cards with photos of covered bridges, like the bridge I included in my newest book, A Letter from Lancaster County. Plus, Karen’s choice of a signed...
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...