Posts Tagged: Amish Author

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 »

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 »

Three Places I’d Like to Be ~ Annual Quilt Giveaway


Update: We have a winner of an autographed copy of “The Angel of Forest Hill” and of the Amish-made quilt. Congrats to Donna K of North Carolina! And to all of you . . . thank you so much for participating. I wish I had time to respond to every post, both here on my… Read more »

A Late Start to a New Beginning

Fraying at the Edge

A month ago, we entered a new year.   The wonderful thing about beginning a new year is that we put certain events of the past year in a file inside our minds and hearts—whether the events were cherished or ones that will always hurt and haunt us—and we set out afresh with new hopes,… Read more »