Magical Memoir Moments

Mennonites and Santa: Then and Now

This picture of Santa and me, taken when I was one and a half years old, says a lot about my childhood, but tells only half the story. You would think, looking at this picture, that my family members were big fans of Santa and had lots of decorated trees, windows and presents. You would…

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A Book Contract — A Dilemma and An Idea

Big news for 100memoirs.com. After three years and 302 posts blogging about other people’s memoirs, I ¬†have a book contract of my own. The contract was completed August 5. It’s taken me three months to tell my readers about it. I was tempted to go incognito and then spring the surprise when the book was…

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