Rural roads are not city streets. They are often narrower or may vary in width. You may have less room to maneuver or a loose gravel and grass berms to contend with. Don't forget about sharp dips or unexpected turns.
Normal speeds for horse drawn buggies range from 5 to 8 mph. When pulling large farm equipment or loads they may be slower.
Drivers of these vehicles may have low or blocked visibility. Always anticipate left hand turns.
Watch "closure time," the time you have to recognize and respond when coming to a vehicle. Also remember a buggy may back ...
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By: Nancy Lembke
The day had barely begun when we noticed some unusual activity happening in front of our property. A semi & a pickup truck had stopped on the road, not a typical occurrence on this State Route that runs from Sugarcreek to Coshocton. As we strained to see what caused the flow of traffic to stop, we noticed three ‘strange’ horses being herded into the fenced pasture next door by our neighbor kids.
While it doesn’t happen often, there is the occasional “critter escapee” here in Amish Country. These particular three ‘visitors’ had escaped their ...
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2 T. butter
1 T. all-purpose flour
1/3 packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 cups finely chopped peeled apples
1/2 cup finely chopped nuts
3/4 cup butter, softened
1-1/2 cups sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1-1/2 baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 cups sour cream
3 T. extra-fine chopped nuts
In a saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour until creamy and smooth. Add brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Mixture will be sugary and grainy (don't get this ...
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