Saloma Furlong

Amish Customs: Women’s Head Coverings

Kopp or Bonnet, What’s the Difference?   Most Amish women and girls wear a kopp—hair covering—indoors their whole lives long. In most communities, girls will wear black koppa, until they reach adolescence, except for special occasions when they wear white koppa, such as for funerals. However, this is different in Lancaster County where girls will wear no covering until they …

Amish Customs: Women’s Head Coverings Read More »

Sharing is caring

Updates

My dear blog readers, I have not forgotten you. My life has been full to overflowing. Let me count the ways. We’re going through lots of transitions at work as the church begins to gather in the sanctuary for worship. What makes that more difficult is that the senior pastor is on a three-month sabbatical, so decisions about protocols and …

Updates Read More »

Sharing is caring

From My Amish World to My Vermont One — The Second Time

David’s “Faithful Charger” outside my parents’ home in 1981 Lately I have been reading my journals that I wrote in the months and years following the second and final time I left my Amish community. I’ve also been reading letters I received from “home” during that time. What I am concluding is that I would not want to go back …

From My Amish World to My Vermont One — The Second Time Read More »

Sharing is caring

Guest Posts and Giveaway of “Bonnet Strings”

Lately I have been finding my way around the blog world, discovering many interesting new sites. And I have, as in the post with Amanda Luedeke on author platform, invited several people to write guest posts for me. As I meet new bloggers and introduce myself, I am also being invited to write guest posts for others. I have written …

Guest Posts and Giveaway of “Bonnet Strings” Read More »

Sharing is caring

American Experience Goes to the Emmys!

The PBS documentary "The Amish: Shunned" that aired on American Experience in February has been nominated for an Emmy Award for "exceptional merit in documentary filmmaking." The American Experience film "JFK" has also been nominated for an Emmy. I was very honored to take part in both "The Amish" and "The Amish: Shunned." I was especially happy to be part …

American Experience Goes to the Emmys! Read More »

Sharing is caring
Scroll to Top