Amish childhood

Part 6: “If You Promise You Won’t Tell: A Memoir”

Chapter 3. Mem Buys a Baby and a House [O]ne is born from the mother…so that the image of the woman is the image of the world. —Joseph Campbell One night, just weeks after I turned five, Mem sat in the living room, sewing a bonnet as the sun was setting. She stopped every few minutes and closed her eyes …

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Ten Year Anniversary, Part II

Today I  continue providing links to blog posts I wrote in previous years. You can click on the photos to enlarge them in all of the older posts. In 2012, the PBS documentary, “The Amish” premiered on American Experience. I wrote about the symbolism I found in the film. Symbolism in the Film “The Amish.” I rediscovered a series of …

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