Fifty-Two Years …

This photo was taken fifty-two years ago today, after our wedding ceremony held on the back porch of my parents’ home. It was a simple service that began our married life that was filled with love, laughter, and joy. If my beloved husband were still alive today, he might have given me a huge, elaborate … Read more


Jack Stories cover

Today is our fifty-first wedding anniversary. We were together forty-five years before God called Jack home in 2012. This morning, a friend took me to visit Jack’s grave then to lunch. I came home and re-read Jack Stories: Favorite Memories of Jack Jordan Ammann Jr., the book of stories about my late husband that I … Read more

In Memory of Jack

Two years ago today, my beloved husband Jack went home to be with the Lord. I still miss him every day, but I spend more time enjoying happy memories than crying with grief. I still love sharing his stories—he was a colorful character, for sure. I’ve told stories about him as well as stories he … Read more

Remembering Jack

Today I am remembering Jack. Of course, I remember him every single day, but I’m remembering more than usual because we would have been married 47 years today. I’ve re-read Jack Storiesand enjoyed laughter, smiles, and tears as I read stories his friends told about him. I love these stories because they remind of just … Read more

Jack Stories: One Year Later

My late husband, Jack, always loved his birthdays. Usually we got together with family members at a favorite restaurant and enjoyed food, fun, and fellowship. When he died in September of 2012, we had been planning an 80th birthday party for him. Family and friends shared so many wonderful stories about Jack in the days … Read more

Free Books for Read an E-Book Week 2013

March 3-9 is Read an E-Book Week (REBW), an annual event to promote e-books. Publishers, retailers, and authors offer free or deeply discounted books. You can find Deals and Steals on the website for Read an E-Book Week. There is also a lot of information about ebooks and e-publishing. Whether you’re a first time ebook … Read more