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Amish Styles
I have gone through photos recently to decide which ones should be included in my new book, Liberating Lomie. Photos can tell stories if one knows what to look for. I have...
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Book Cover for Liberating Lomie
I am so pleased to unveil the cover for my new book, Liberating Lomie: Memoir of an Amish Childhood. Much gratitude goes to Pam Johnson of TechPro Publications for her patience...
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Introducing Memory Pages Press
My, how good it is to be back! It has taken weeks to solve the problem of finding a reliable way to notify you, dear readers, when I publish a new blog post. Over the years...
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Introducing Author Kathleen Weaver Kurtz
At long last, I am introducing to you Kathie Weaver Kurtz who recently released her memoir titled The Blistering Morning Mist. Kathie and I have been in the same writing group...
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New Website is Live!
This has been a long time coming, but my website has finally gone live. I have learned so much in the past month about hosts, WordPress websites, themes, plugins, templates,...
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Quick Updates
I took a break from posting these past two weekends as I was finishing up my job at Park View Mennonite Church. I decided to make the transition from having a day job to concentrating...
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Part 14: "If You Promise You Won't Tell: A Memoir"
Chapter 5: Smiling into My Future, continued I entered second grade with more than a little trepidation. I’d heard about the second-grade teacher, Mrs. Tackacs. There were...
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Part 13: "If You Promise You Won't Tell: A Memoir"
Chapter 5: Smiling into My Future, continued The summer after my first grade, Datt was looking for a paying job. I don’t know whether he had the motivation himself to go and...
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Part 12: "If You Promise You Won't Tell: A Memoir"
Chapter 5: Smiling into My Future, continued I was still in first grade when my youngest sister Katherine was born. For reasons I don’t understand, I have no memories of the...
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Part 11: "If You Promise You Won't Tell: A Memoir"
Chapter 5. Smiling into My Future Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe When I entered first grade,...
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Photo by Saloma Miller Furlong, Castle Thun, Switzerland where Anabaptists (ancestors to the Amish) were imprisoned and tortured.

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