Ohio's Amish Country

Amish weddings are traditionally held on Tuesdays or Thursdays in later fall after the harvest. Amish wedding tradition has had to give way to practicality. Weddings are now held year round and on other days to accommodate the number of couples getting married.


Courtship among the Amish is more secretive. A couple won't announce their engagement until just a few weeks before their wedding. They keep it a secret (as long as they can). It is always an occasion for a new dress for the bride. They typically don't wear white but one of the more acceptable colors of their ...
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Dave here, enjoying the fall beauty, and thinking about chickens and eggs. My usual four-mile walk takes me
past a farm that is close enough to the road to get a good view of the cows, hogs, sheep, and chickens that roam around the pastures.

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John Mast

You remember the phrase as a child,
 “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM!”
    As the warm summer months are upon us, I have come to realize that I have bought into the idea of the “ice cream social.”
    Never having been one of those who could sit down and put away an entire half-gallon of the creamy treat, I have become quite fond of eating destination ice cream.        What is that?
    Destination ice cream tastes way better than your standard ice cream because you went out of your way to go somewhere ...
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