Why I Left the Amish

Introduction to My Second Book, Bonnet Strings: A Memoir

I’m working on revising my manuscript for my second book as I get feedback from readers. I have a new title and introduction. Instead of naming it Wearing Amish, I am naming it Bonnet Strings: A Memoir“All great literature is one of two stories; a man goes on a journey or a stranger comes to town.” ~ Leo Tolstoy Between …

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Wearing Amish

Wearing Amish the day of my sister’s wedding I have been writing my book lately, and so I have been remiss in posting new material here. I am happy to report that I have finished getting this part of my story on paper. Now three people are reading it and will give me their honest thoughts about it. I will …

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In One Year…

A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other.  ~ Author Unknown à 1979  1980à In the beginning of 1979, I made 9 (NINE!) New Year’s resolutions. Here is what I listed in my journal on January 2, 1979: 1. Pray and read the Bible regularly2. Go on a sensible diet3. Exercise regularly4. Keep a diary5. …

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A Birthday Wish

I have a birthday wish. Traditionally we are taught to make a wish quietly, but I am going to be different and write mine because I believe words are powerful. My wish is that a year from today David and I will have our story placed with a publisher and perhaps even have it in print. I know that it …

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