This is a guest post by Erin Woodsmall, Cindy’s daughter-in-law. Like many people, when I enter the New Year, I often look back on the year I have just completed, marveling at the journey. All the good and the bad. And 2016 was quite the journey. For lots of people, including myself (Erin) and my husband,… Read more »
Welcome!I'm so glad you decided to stop by my website. I never imagined when my first book was published in 2006 that connecting with readers would become my favorite part of writing. I hope you'll take a relaxing breath and a sip of your favorite drink, then spend some time getting to know my books and me. And I'd be pleased if you'd connect with me so I can get to know you as well.
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My house is a house of dog lovers. Maybe more of us would be cat lovers if my husband wasn’t allergic. (My granddaughter Lucy LOVES cats and dogs. Here she is with the world’s most tolerant tabby, Boots.) But dogs are wonderful pets. As I was writing this blog, my 18-month-old lab mix pup, Tassie, bounced her… Read more »
Update: THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE SCAVENGER HUNT!! It was my first time to participate, and all of you made it so much fun! Winner of the Amish-made wall hanging is Bonnie of York, Pennsylvania. She’s already responded to my e-mail, and her wall hanging will soon be on its way. Congratulations,… Read more »
October is “awareness month” for many important things: breast cancer, liver cancer, Down syndrome, pregnancy and infant loss, and domestic violence are just a few that I know about. But I want to talk about a cause that has affected our family personally in the past year: dwarfism (also known as skeletal dysplasia). This collection… Read more »
Hello, dear reader friends! I’m very grateful to everyone who has contacted me, asking about the next book in the Amish of Summer Grove series. I’m thrilled over each letter that has expressed a keen interest in the series! The third and final book in the Amish of Summer Grove series is titled Gathering the… Read more »