Posts Categorized: Plain Talk Blog

Dogs I Have Loved ~ Dog Cookie Recipe and Giveaway


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 »

Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt Stop #5


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 »

Raising Awareness in October (and a giveaway)

Gathering the Threads

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 »

Update on Amish of Summer Grove


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 »