September 2017

Rusk County Photo Tour

September 12, 2017

I met Liang and Sami unexpectedly while selling books at the Eau Claire Downtown Farmer’s Market. Liang, a photographer, flew his drone over the market to take pictures. When he flew over my table, the wind from his drone inadvertently knocked over all the family photos I had carefully set up for display on my table alongside the copies of Anything But Simple.  I laughed. …

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Anything But Simple: Review and Giveaway #4

September 8, 2017

“You surely aren’t a hypocrite!” someone commented to me recently, after reading my book. Thank you. “It must have taken a lot of courage to write this,” someone else said. Yes. It did. “Anything But Simple is, I think the most honest, open look at ‘the Mennonite life’ I’ve ever read.” writes Jeanette Dexter in her review of Anything But Simple. No sign here of …

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Anything But Simple: Reviews, Interview, and the 2nd and 3rd Giveaway

September 6, 2017

Blogger Bethany Eicher has recently posted a review of Anything But Simple. “To grow up Mennonite,” she writes, “is to be set apart from the world at large for life. The best way I can think of to describe this odd phenomenon is to imagine being born Russian and living in America.” Go to her blog About My Father’s Business to read more and to enter …

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