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A Touch of Amish: Busy-Day Recipe

My sister Jan (“Janice,” growing up) is easily the best cook in our family. One of my birthday presents from her last year was a cookbook entitled Amish Cooking. 249 more words


My new book: Eraser

This is me in the photo; What I do not tell is that I am Amish. Once I tell that, I must write another book. 274 more words

Memoirs Of Mars

Laughter the best medicine.. Heavens above!!

We all have our own spiritual beliefs and I mean no disrespect when I say that the ability to laugh with each other on the matter of religion is far better than fighting about our differences. 977 more words


Our Visit to the Shipshewana #CornMaze in Indiana

My family received free admission into the Shipshewana Corn Maze (valued at $9.50 per adult and $5 children ages 5-11) in exchange for this review.  All opinions expressed here are honest and my own.

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Kiddie Stuff

“Huckleberry Hearts” by Jennifer Beckstrand

I fell in love with Annie “Bananie” and Felty Helmuth, characters in Jennifer Beckstrand’s “Huckleberry Hill” series.  The latest one to catch my fancy is “Huckleberry Hearts”.  171 more words

Book Review

Saving a Place

Saturday evening it was raining and cold outside but the house was warm and dry. Beth had driven up to Nashville so I plopped down on the couch, threw a blanket over me and finished watching a documentary I’d been viewing for almost a week. 382 more words


If You Grew Up Amish: Three Common Differences

Your childhood may have looked very different or even similar to an Amish childhood, depending on where you were born and raised. Here are three of the common differences between an urban and Amish childhood. 423 more words