Happy 90th Birthday

One of my long time friends, as well as one of my biggest writing encouragers, turned ninety this week. I hoped to schedule a lunch in honor of her big day, but she was already booked. Family members were coming from Minnesota, Alaska, and Utah to help her celebrate. I would have to wait until […]

Good Summer Reading

            When someone mentions Amish fiction to you, how do you react? Do you yearn for a simpler lifestyle, where farm animals factor into your life, and a slower pace fills your days? Or does the word evoke something else in you, an overdone retelling of a life that most […]

More Great Reading

As promised, I have more great titles of summer reading by authors I have read and enjoyed to recommend to you. This week I’ll start with contemporary books and add a couple of historical stories to the mix as well. So while you mix your lemonade or stir  your tea, try a few of these on […]