Saloma Miller Furlong

Online Speaking Engagement at the Asheville Wisdom Exchange

This is a reminder about my speaking engagement via Zoom tomorrow (September 7) at 7PM.  I will be in conversation via Zoom at the Asheville Wisdom Exchange. To participate, you can follow this link and click on the purple button “Join Zoom Meeting” at 7PM. Also a reminder about the in-person speaking engagements coming up. Here is the schedule again: …

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My Speaking Schedule

Today I interrupt my Amish Customs series to announce my speaking schedule. I’ve posted the schedule on my website on the landing page for Liberating Lomie, but I wanted to bring it to your attention here also. The first two are online, so you can join from anywhere. The other three are in person in Burlington, Vermont; Sunderland, Massachusetts; and …

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Amish Customs: Transportation – Go by Car or by Horse and Buggy?

Mem slapped the reins, urging Don into a slow trot. The flaps on my bonnet blew gently in the breeze and the steel-rimmed buggy wheels crunched on the gravel. I looked out over the fields at the green grass of early summer, dotted with wildflowers. ~Liberating Lomie, page 68 The horse and buggy is an icon of Amish life, and …

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Release Date for Liberating Lomie

I am pleased to announce the release date for Liberating Lomie: Memoir of an Amish Childhood. June 22, 2022. Yay, Hurray! I plan to have books in hand to fulfill orders by the 22, and it will also be available through Amazon for retail sales, and through IngramSpark for wholesale to bookstores and libraries. You can see the listing for …

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Amish Styles

I have gone through photos recently to decide which ones should be included in my new book, Liberating Lomie. Photos can tell stories if one knows what to look for. I have one photo of my mother, Mem, before she was married. She would have been around the age of thirty at the time, circa 1950. She is standing next …

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