Thank You Dear Readers

Thank You Dear Readers

I am delighted to thank each and every one of you for supporting my writing career and my sanity. For any author, readers and writers go hand in hand. What would I do without you? To say this has been an unusual year is an understatement. First, my husband planned to...
Congratulations and Happy Thanksgiving

Congratulations and Happy Thanksgiving

Please help me congratulate Deborah Gardner, winner of the $100 Amazon gift card plus, a signed copy of either Stage Fright or From Rome With Love. Thank you to all who entered. Happy Thanksgiving November is a time to be thankful.  Thankful for what we have, for the...
Remaining Thankful

Remaining Thankful

No matter what is happening, I try to stay thankful. Speaking of Thanksgiving … or was I just dreaming of turkey and mashed potatoes and gravy … I have much to be grateful for during the pandemic, even though my mother-in-law’s memorial service must be postponed...
Hearts and Flowers

Hearts and Flowers

The groundhog has poked his nose out of the hole and made his weather prediction for an early spring. If your favorite color is white and you’re an avid skier a prolonged winter might not be so bad, but for the rest of us we are eagerly awaiting the sweetness and...
Giveaway Winner and Kate’s Favorite Pics

Giveaway Winner and Kate’s Favorite Pics

Congratulations to Barb Wagner, winner of the two Amish-made dolls from Lancaster County plus one of my signed books: either the new An Amish Christmas Kitchen, Starting from Scratch, A Letter from Lancaster County; or one of 3 books from The Legacy of Lancaster...
Amish Oldies but Goodies

Amish Oldies but Goodies

As I drove home from visiting my mother-in-law yesterday, I listened to an oldies channel. I didn’t recognize some of the songs but enjoyed humming along with them. What is it that attracts me to old-fashioned items, such as quilts, clocks, antiques, and Amish dolls?...