Spring Cleaning and Giveaway

Spring Cleaning and Giveaway

I consider myself a well-organized person. I start my day journaling, which might include a character development idea, a random thought that may make it into a new novel, a quote that inspired me, something I saw that resonated with me. Not quite stream of...
April in the Garden

April in the Garden

I was taking Piper for a walk, and it suddenly hit me that spring has arrived in the Pacific Northwest. It seems we went from crocuses to daffodils to cherry blossoms to tulips in the blink of an eye. The lighter, brighter greens of new leaves are popping up amidst...
In like a Lion out like a Lamb

In like a Lion out like a Lamb

Are you tired of chilly weather? We had a nasty hailstorm today and it is chilly! The first week of March this year will always remain special to my husband and me because after much searching, we found and bought a new dog! A Cairn terrier, much like the one in The...
Merry Month of May

Merry Month of May

I’m in shock. And thrilled. The month of May has arrived. Time to celebrate with a Giveaway! “April showers bring spring flowers” was my mantra last month. Now, a funny little song written in 1884 is looping through my mind.  And yet I know this May will be like...
Spring in the Garden

Spring in the Garden

With the first day of spring around the corner, I can’t help myself from searching for new flowers and buds when walking, a daily pastime. Alas, I realize many of you are dealing with snow. Hardly seems fair! I have already pruned our roses … Just a little, as I...
Waiting is over — giveaway winner

Waiting is over — giveaway winner

Help me congratulate Kim Vizzini, winner of the gorgeous 48” Amish-made table-runner from Lancaster County, plus one of my Amish books. Either Starting from Scratch, A Letter from Lancaster County, or one of 3 books from The Legacy of Lancaster County Trilogy—Leaving...