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...
Hurry Up and Wait

Hurry Up and Wait

I don’t believe in writer’s block. I simply refuse to have it. For me, writing is so much fun, especially when it comes to women’s fiction. However, I’ve been dragging my feet composing this blog post, which technically should be about springtime and...
Are You Ready for Spring?

Are You Ready for Spring?

I sure am! Compared to back East, where I was born and lived, I realize our winter was not a brutal one, but nevertheless we’ve endured more snow and cold temperatures than usual in the Pacific Northwest.I am always amazed when I see signs of spring on a morning...