New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author
Shelley Shepard Gray

Power Outage ‘Wisdom’

Posted Jul 25 2012

So, for the second time in a month our power has gone off.  We live in an older, hilly town with lots of old trees, and lots of power lines hanging over the streets. When we first moved here, I had a hard time getting used to it-most power lines were buried around our homes […]

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An Empty Nest Trip

Posted Jul 17 2012

My husband has some work to do in Atlanta and South Carolina, so I’m heading off with him tomorrow. It will be one of our first ’empty nest’ trips-I’m going with him because I can! No sports, school, or babysitting to worry about.  Things have been really hectic here, and so I’m very much looking […]

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A Quick Hi

Posted Jul 16 2012

My son came home this weekend for a very quick visit~we think he mainly wanted to see his dog! On Saturday, my brother came in town. He’s still here, and is going to help us fix up our deck today, so I’m off and running. But I did want to check in with a cute […]

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Ah, Mary Yoder’s

Posted Jul 13 2012

I had a great time in northern Ohio this week! After signing books at the Berean Christian Bookstore in Canton, I spoke to a crowd of about 50 at the Stark County Library. All the ladies (and 2 men!) were so kind, and kept me on my toes…especially when a couple wanted hints about who […]

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The Pep Talk

Posted Jul 10 2012

I drove my daughter to the airport yesterday. She went to Dublin, Ireland for 3 weeks as part of her studies at the University of Kentucky. This was a trip that she arranged. She wanted to go to Europe this summer, went to the information meetings at college, met with her advisors to discuss classes, […]

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On the Road Again…

Posted Jul 5 2012

On Tuesday, we headed up to Cleveland for a quick one night stay. We stayed downtown at the lovely Renaissance hotel, and met my sister in law and her husband Tim for a night out. This has become a yearly event, and both times we’ve gone to Lola, a restaurant by Iron Chef Michael Symon. If cooking shows […]

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A Wendell August Winner

Posted Jul 2 2012

Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter the drawing! I read every one of your entries, and I am so thankful for your stories about reading, Amish fiction, and how you discovered the books! I wish y’all could see the lists of names  we compiled from the private emails, comments here, and on […]

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