Quote for the week

Quote for the week

                  This is such a refreshing, end-of-summer photo–and quote. I’ve always felt that this time of year is the perfect time to re-evaluate and re-focus. May God guide us as we do.      

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Writerly Wednesday with Pamela Havey Lau, Author of A FRIEND IN ME

Writerly Wednesday with Pamela Havey Lau, Author of A FRIEND IN ME

I read A Friend in Me: How to be a Safe Haven for Others by Pamela Havey Lau a couple of weeks ago on my way home from a research trip on the East Coast. It’s one of those books that’s so tightly written and filled with so many gripping stories, that I reached the last page in no time. I emailed Pam from Chicago to tell her how much I liked it.

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Writerly Wednesday

Writerly Wednesday

  A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom. Robert Frost (1874 – 1963)                 Robert Frost and his wife, Elinor White        

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quote of the day

quote of the day

In the story I’m working on right now, Amish Sweethearts, my character Lila is making a crazy quilt out of blue, green, and purple fabric. This photo makes me think of her crazy quilt.

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And the winner is…

And the winner is…

Frances Sniatecki is the winner of a copy of Amish Promises! Thank you to all who enter!

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Cover reveal!

Cover reveal!

The next book in my Neighbors of Lancaster County series, about a military family who moves next door to a Plain family, is Amish Sweethearts. I’m currently working on the rewrites for this one–and admiring the cover as I work. What do you think? (I love it!)

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back in business

back in business

The first two weeks of June 2015 turned out to be incredibly busy. Two graduations–oldest daughter’s from college (above) and youngest daughter’s from high school (below). We also had two parties to go along with the graduations plus I had a writing deadline and a galleys’ deadline.

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