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The New Year’s Pretzel

While doing research for my books set in the Amana Colonies, I particularly enjoyed learning about holiday traditions. Since the New Year will soon arrive, I thought I’d pass along a New Year’s tradition from the colonists—one that was new … Continue reading

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An Amana Christmas

With Christmas approaching, I recalled one of my visits to the Amana Colonies during the month of December. Back then, I was writing books set in the Colonies, and needed to complete some research about their Christmas traditions. In an … Continue reading

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