Recently, I wrote a blog for Destination Amish. I was asked to be a regular contributor for them, so I thought I’d better start by introducing myself. The though struck me that I’ve never really done that here (introduce myself). So, here you go!
“I thought I’d take this opportunity to introduce myself.
So—Hello! I’m Lisa!
I’m not Amish. I have never been Amish. I’ve never lived with the Amish. I do have friends who were once Amish, lived with the Amish, and who work with the Amish. But, since their experiences don’t give me any authority on the subject, you will never see me write about—the Amish.
I come from a family of ministers-men and women-on both sides of my dad’s family and at least one side of my mom’s family. My father is a minister, so I am one of those “preacher’s kids”. And, I was a pretty typical one. Dad’s “job” moved us around a lot. We moved from OH to PA to CA (Los Angeles) to MO all in three years’ time. That time happened to be middle school which is not an ideal age for change in a hormonal girl’s life.”
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