Life Experiences

My Brothers the Butchers and Me, the Clean-Up Lady

November 14, 2017

When I used to say that old nursery rhyme about the butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker, I always imagined the butcher as a beefy man with a white apron and a big knife. I never imagined then that I would one day have not one, but four family members who are butchers. Let me introduce you to my three brothers, the owners of Conrath …

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On My Way to Indiana

October 3, 2017

By Wednesday, my dusty car will be shiny black, and I will be buzzing down the highway toward the place where my dad grew up. In Indiana, I will not only have the privilege of visiting my grandma and my aunts and maybe a cousin or two, I will also be doing a book signing at Better World Books in Goshen. The book signing will …

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Oh, the Places You’ll Go

August 8, 2017

Mifflintown, Pennsylvania York, Pennsylvania Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Mercersburg, Pennsylvania Harrisonburg, Virginia South Boston, Virginia Sadly, I forgot to take pictures about half the time, so I don’t have a record of everyone I have spent time with on this trip. But in all my stops, it has been ever so good to connect with old friends and new friends. My life is richer by the …

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