Late last night, as I tossed and turned and pondered the state of my Amazon ranking and various other things, like the fact it is TWO days until Christmas and there is nary a present under my tree, I had an epiphany. Why couldn’t my parents have raised us as Amish people? Then, when I said “no thanks, I don’t believe,” and began to make fun of all that they hold sacred, NO ONE would know. At least no one in the community, including my believing brothers and sisters. There’s something to be said for a community that shuns technology.

Just think—no hate email from Mormons, some of whom happen to be related to you. Gotta hand it to those Amish people….


About Natalie R. Collins

Natalie has more than 30 years writing, editing, proofreading and design experience. She has written 20 books (and counting), has worked for the Sundance Film Festival, and as an investigative journalist, editor, and proofreader. She embraces her gypsy-heart and is following her new free-thinking journey through life. Follow her as she starts over and learns a bunch of life's lessons--some the hard way.
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