Life Experiences

The Escape Room

January 16, 2018

Saturday evening I engaged in a rescue mission to free a man who had got on the wrong side of the Eau Claire mafia and was locked up in a small cabin room with only sixty minutes of oxygen left. I with four siblings—Jeff, Chad, Benny, and Elizabeth—our friend Jayden, and Benny’s fiancée, Tricia, ransacked the cabin looking for clues that would tell us how …

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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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