Rainy Days

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I’m sitting outside, waiting for the sun to rise and listing to coyotes “bark” in the distance. Our rooster us starting to crow—he’s up early, too. Rain is dripping from the leaves overhead and everything is a bluish black color. It suits my mood. Weve has a string of rainy days…no, weeks. And I don’t […]

Mending Fences

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On August 28, my latest release, Mending Fences, An Amish Adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, will be published on Amazon as an eBook. I began writing this novel about eighteen months ago for a publisher, but after a little bit of back and forth, I decided to self-publish it. That’s good news…otherwise you wouldn’t be […]

Drugs Among the Amish

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Two words you wouldn’t normally think of seeing in the same sentence: drugs and Amish. Unfortunately, it’s true. The Amish do have issues with drug abuse among their members. One time, many years ago, when I was staying with my friend Katie in Lancaster County, PA, she was telling me about some of the issues with […]