24 responses to Top 5 Carriage Captions
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    Alice Mary
    Comment on Way to go, "Amishly" (March 9th, 2012 at 09:27)

    Way to go, "Amishly"

    Joan, you got my vote!

    Erik, I thought I’d ask—I doubt this very much, but do Amish have “cartoons” in any of their publications? These captions were a hoot…I’ll bet even the Amish would have a chuckle (of course, I imagine photos wouldn’t be appropriate, but would hand-drawn comics be an option?)

    This ought to be a regular “feature” of this blog…hint, hint, Erik!

    Alice Mary

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      Carolyn B
      Comment on Alice Mary is Right (March 9th, 2012 at 18:10)

      Alice Mary is Right

      Yes, Erik, I second Alice Mary’s suggestion for more similar posts. Everybody is really having a good time.
      Good idea you had in the first place to start this.

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      Comment on Top 5 Carriage Captions (March 17th, 2012 at 16:20)

      Hi Alice Mary, sorry I’m just getting back to older comments, been a pretty wild week or so with jet lag residue and then plumbing issues:)

      There is artwork featured regularly in Amish publications like Family Life and The Connection (and the Connection does have some not quite cartoon-like sketches as the headpieces for some of their columns) but I am not aware of an Amish publication running cartoons. However, I have an annoying feeling I am overlooking something. In any case the funnies pages of the regular newspaper are popular reads in some Amish homes.

      And: I will have my eyes open for other photos that might make this a regular feature. I think I’d enjoy that too.

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    Michigan Mary
    Comment on TOO LATE FOR CONTEST (March 9th, 2012 at 09:57)

    TOO LATE FOR CONTEST

    I came into this too late… and wouldn’t know how to word it… but back “in the day”, kids would hop up on the back of city buses and catch a free ride…. :)

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    Richard from Amish Stories
    Comment on Wish i were here for this one, but heres my caption anyway (March 9th, 2012 at 10:56)

    Wish i were here for this one, but heres my caption anyway

    My caption would have been “lets go faster around the next turn and throw these hijackers off our buggy”. Richard

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    Comment on Carriage Passenger (March 9th, 2012 at 13:06)

    Carriage Passenger

    Well Erik, this was not an easy choice – I can see why you were chuckling all day. All of the suggestions were funny. Joan, you got my vote.

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    Marilyn from NY
    Comment on Top 5 Carriage Captions (March 9th, 2012 at 13:53)

    Top 5 Carriage Captions

    Now I know why mine didn’t wind-these are a lot funnier than mine. Congratulations to the winners. You have great senses of humor.

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    Slightly-handled-Order-man
    Comment on Shake babies and kiss hands, err, wait… (March 9th, 2012 at 18:17)

    Shake babies and kiss hands, err, wait…

    I’m honored that one of my lines fell into Erik’s Top Five finalist list.
    VOTE SHOM :p

    [yay for everyone being very funny]

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      Comment on Top 5 Carriage Captions (March 10th, 2012 at 11:18)

      Shom you actually had quite a few good ones to choose from and get special mention for highest number of entries.

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    Margaret
    Comment on Top 5 Carriage Captions (March 10th, 2012 at 00:19)

    I loved everyone’s better than mine — and Richard’s is great, too!
    It would be fun to do this again, Erik!
    :0)

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      Comment on Top 5 Carriage Captions (March 10th, 2012 at 11:21)

      I agree it would Margaret. I’ll need to check the photo files for potential shots. Or if people have photos they’d like to send in that might work too. And yes Richard did well with the buggy-jacking entry, I wonder if that’s ever happened before.

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    Slightly-handled-Order-man
    Comment on Top 5 Carriage Captions (March 10th, 2012 at 21:55)

    Hi Erik, I am going to hijack this thread momentarily and ask you something about our common-boarder food ancestry [Poland and the Ukraine], do you know of any Can-Am food companies that make supermarket frozen food section perogies. I’m craving some but I want it simple, kielbasa is easy to get, but I’ve never bought perogies from the local grocery chains. Any input would help. I’m hungry for some comfort food.

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      Comment on Top 5 Carriage Captions (March 12th, 2012 at 09:24)

      Hi Shom, the only thing that comes to mind in the frozen pierogi department is Mrs. T’s. To be honest I get so much of them when I’m visiting Poland I avoid them like the plague when I’m in the US!

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    Eli
    Comment on Top 5 Carriage Captions (March 11th, 2012 at 15:49)

    I can’t believe there wasn’t a Back to the Future reference in here.

    Here’s mine just on principle:

    “Amos always enjoyed humming Huey Lewis’ “Power of Love” on the way to school.”

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    Eli
    Comment on Top 5 Carriage Captions (March 11th, 2012 at 15:57)

    Correction:

    “Amos secretly enjoyed humming Huey Lewis’ “Power of Love” on the way to work.”

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    Slightly-handled-Order-man
    Comment on Movies and Food (March 11th, 2012 at 18:33)

    Movies and Food

    Eli: I was going to buy the BTTF box set. I think its one of the few movies from when I was a kid that I would watch as a grown up. I got “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” on DVD (it’s a little like “Shrek” but with real people, for those younger readers who are like “Who Framed what now?”).

    On the perogie sidebar, I went with a frozen box produced by a Canadian company called “Cheemo”, oh gosh I hope it’s good, my next quest is buying me some kielbasa.

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    Comment on Top 5 Carriage Captions (March 12th, 2012 at 09:29)

    It looks like Joan is our projected winner. For Rebecca’s sake, I hope Dad gets the message 😉

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      Joan
      Comment on Top 5 Carriage Captions (March 13th, 2012 at 09:59)

      Thank you, Erik, and thanks to everyone who voted for me. Now, not to belabor the point…is there a prize? I’d LOVE to have a copy of your book, Erik!??

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        Comment on Top 5 Carriage Captions (March 13th, 2012 at 17:57)

        Hey I can’t blame you for trying Joan…Maybe we’ll have a prize incentive but for now I hope you’ll be ok with the satisfaction award :)

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          Joan
          Comment on Top 5 Carriage Captions (March 13th, 2012 at 20:29)

          Not a problem, Erik. Ya can’t blame a girl for trying. :-)

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    Slightly-handled-Order-man
    Comment on Top 5 Carriage Captions (March 12th, 2012 at 21:21)

    I concede!

    Hey, I am reasonably sure I saw a woman trying to be plain today. She might have been a Quaker. She was wearing a white dress outfit with red on the sleeves it was this coupled with the white head covering that stood out, people do wear bandanas around here, but not like that, and I am pretty sure she was not Islamic, if she were she’s be a lot more veiled, I am pretty sure it was a Christian modest person.

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    Michigan Mary
    Comment on Off Topic ... Pierogi (March 13th, 2012 at 11:27)

    Off Topic ... Pierogi

    Here’s my take on the “little pillows of heaven”, as my bush a used to call them…. When buying P in a commercial store setting, the devil is in the details. Read the fine print. If they are made by a large corporation (think Kraft Foods) or in a place not known for a large Polish/Ukraine population, or contain an abundance of preservatives, take a pass. The name on the package means nothing… You have to look for hints in the small print.

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      Michigan Mary
      Comment on Correction to above (March 13th, 2012 at 11:28)

      Correction to above

      Make that, ” busha”, not bush a!

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    Slightly-handled-Order-man
    Comment on Top 5 Carriage Captions (March 13th, 2012 at 20:34)

    In my family the grandmother on the perogie eating side was Granny, and the grandmother with ancestors who liked Haggis was grandma. I get it though with the cute nicknames for grandmothers and grandfathers. My aunt has a funny nickname from her grandkid, but I forget what it is.

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