Holmes County Ohio

When Amish Horse and Buggies Share the Road with Bicyclists and Pedestrians

Sometimes we discover something just at the right time to give us that “AHA!” moment. This happened the day after I wrote that last blog post. I was reading the book Nature and the Environment in Amish Life by David McConnell and Marilyn Loveless. I’ve mentioned their study in an earlier post. I will be coming back to more about …

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Trip to Ohio

Last week David and I traveled to Ohio. We took a different route this time, by way of Route 88, 17, and 86, through the middle of New York State. The mountains were in full color, so we had plenty of colorful vistas. Unfortunately, the highways don’t lend themselves to taking photos, so you will have to take my word …

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Another Crossroads

I promised a while ago that I would reveal our future plans. Since then, our plans have changed several times over. So the short answer to where we will be moving once the house sells is: we don’t know for sure. We put our house on the market partly because David’s job situation is tenuous, partly because we realize this …

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Is Sam Mullet Outside both the Law and Age-Old Amish Traditions?

Sam Mullet, leader of the Amish in Bergholz, Ohio, is hoping to gain his freedom tomorrow, Monday, March 2, when a federal judge will re-sentence 16 defendants following an appeals court's decision to overturn their hate-crime convictions last August in the case that involved attacks on other Amish. The victims asked for help because their traditions failed them. They simply …

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