Most Amish women tend to wash clothes using an old-time tub-style wringer washers. Some Old Order and Swartzentruber Amish still use boiling water in a large pot and “swoosh” the clothes around until the clothes are clean. There’s usually a set schedule for laundry day, for many Amish families it is Monday.
There are different ways to get clothing dry. Many Amish, especially in the Midwest, use the traditional head-level T-pole clotheslines.
A number of Amish ladies rely on one or two extra-long lines strung up to a tree, a high pole or the barn. A rotating wheel ...
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Sitting here staring at this screen is about the most uninspiring thing a person could do on a day like this, but we'll hurry and be brief with this writing, and then head outside once more to enjoy the scenery.
We waited for this - the time of year when the leaves are turning many shades of yellow, orange and red in our part of the world. What a wonderful gift it is to be able to see and enjoy all this natural beauty ...
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