• Mieyebo January 20, 2022 at 8:15 pm on A Visit To The Amish Of Summers County, West Virginia (42 Photos)And let them know that these photos are posted for the world to see? I should hope they gave you this permission? I also hope you asked to even take these photos? I don't understand why you would also post pictures of them? You should know and respect their customs and beliefs. I cannot believe they gave you permission to do that. I'm sure they know you took pictures of them as well?
  • Margaret January 20, 2022 at 8:05 pm on The “Secret” To Well-behaved Amish ChildrenYears ago, I was doing the touristy thing in Pennsylvania. I stopped at one home, a little boy came out and we chatted. He was about 6 I think at the time. Knew English fluently! His dad or grandfather called to him in Dutch, he was being reminded about chores I think. Anyway he showed me a big blister he had on his foot. And he wanted to know the Englisch world was like. I tried to convey that his life was better…ours is to hurry, be rude and where he was just peaceful calmer.
  • Esther Kern January 20, 2022 at 7:48 pm on On Several Occasions, Amish Have Called Georgia HomeWhen my Father was a young boy, his Old Order Amish family moved to Surrency, Georgia, lived and worked there for a number of years, before relocating to Northern Indiana. About fifteen years ago, I took my 90 year old Dad to revisit Surrency. He recognized the landmarks, and we met people who remembered the Amish community. I have photographs of the town, the cemetery with gravestones bearing names of the Amish who lived there, and a conservation area which is still named after the Amish family. He told me many stories about what it was like to live there.
  • Ron Klink January 20, 2022 at 7:44 pm on Amish Builders – PennsylvaniaLong replacement porch with full foundation and hard scape. Completing architectural drawings now.
  • Erik/Amish America January 20, 2022 at 5:30 pm on Amish Rescue Car From Ditch In Snowy WeatherHa great service and some nice Amish humor to boot 🙂 This reminded me that there are some funny areas where the Amish interact with cars. In Lancaster County there is an Amish car alternator and starter shop. And one of my friends who lives in a nearby community ended up buying a property which included a giant garage type building and probably 30-40 classic cars in various states of disrepair. He ended up auctioning them all off but for awhile was probably the biggest Amish "car owner" in the country!
  • Erik/Amish America January 20, 2022 at 5:28 pm on Amish Rescue Car From Ditch In Snowy WeatherAnd she might've gotten one depending how far away you lived 🙂
  • Judith L Hatt January 20, 2022 at 9:51 am on Amish Business DirectoryI can't see the website or anything about purchasing?
  • Connie Rechsteiner January 19, 2022 at 11:06 pm on Who Was Jakob Ammann? Q-and-A & Book GiveawayMy father's parents came from Switzerland I want to read and understand more about Jakob.
  • Lara Gravenor January 19, 2022 at 6:53 pm on Amish Seventh-Day Adventists?Looks Amish.
  • susan swanner January 19, 2022 at 5:51 pm on Missouri Amish Construction CrewHello We are looking for a builder to build us a detached 2 car garage and porch. We do not want a pole barn. We want concrete floor susanswanner@yahoo.com
  • Rita January 19, 2022 at 2:14 pm on Amish Rescue Car From Ditch In Snowy WeatherSeveral years ago, our daughter slid off the road going around a curve in front of an Amish family's house. They came out to check on her as she called us on her phone. She was rather disappointed that her dad was able to come get her - she was hoping for a buggy ride to our house!
  • Rick Rosenthal January 19, 2022 at 8:24 am on Amish Rescue Car From Ditch In Snowy WeatherSeveral years ago my son in law was driving through Southwest Missouri. Suddenly he had a tire blow out on his car. It happened in front of an Amish farm. Son in law said he had barely opened the trunk of his car, when several of the Amish men approached,saying they heard the tire blow out. They offered to help change the tire. They were as efficient as a "pit crew", said my son in law. One of these men said, "all the years that he has been driving horses, he has never had a flat tire".
  • Erik/Amish America January 18, 2022 at 9:16 am on An Unusually-Photographed Amish Home For Sale (20 Photos)The two faucets didn't click with me til you pointed it out. Is one of them for filtered drinking water perhaps? I did assume the photos are all on the agent whether taken by him himself or a photographer. Someone had a more artsy approach here than what you'd expect for an Amish home:) As for code Amish can get waivers in some places for plumbing and other elements. I'm not sure what the local requirements would be pertaining to this home.
  • Erik/Amish America January 18, 2022 at 9:08 am on An Unusually-Photographed Amish Home For Sale (20 Photos)All things considered, (and not that they'll have all the same styles as the English do), I've noticed especially in homes of Amish involved in the furniture business, you can see some pretty fine pieces.
  • Yoder in Ohio January 17, 2022 at 2:54 pm on Search By Air For Driver Who Hit Amish Couple On ScootersI agree. I'm Amish and my buggies and bike ARE lit with multiple lights and reflectors. Even walking at night, we carry a flashlight and reflective vest. Not only do I not want myself (or any of my family) hit by a car because we were not visible, I don't want a driver of such a car to have to deal with the emotional burden of hitting someone! I realize there are Amish groups/ communities where decent lights and reflectors are not used. I really wish that would change! Common sense and courtesy on the road goes BOTH ways.
  • Paula January 15, 2022 at 9:05 pm on An Unusually-Photographed Amish Home For Sale (20 Photos)I was also struck by the pure irony of the large Chippendale style China buffet. Chippendale being an English furniture style.
  • Habitatman January 15, 2022 at 2:18 pm on Popular Philadelphia Amish Sandwich Stand Closing Due To New MandateI appreciate my SOCIAL SECURITY thank you. I've never met a Scandinavian that didn't love their UN-fragmented health care systems.
  • Jim Gas January 15, 2022 at 2:01 pm on Popular Philadelphia Amish Sandwich Stand Closing Due To New MandateSorry to hear about the Reading market. I did run into a horse lover the other day who praised how good Ivermectin was for his horse. I asked him if humans could take this Horse medicine. He said he had in the past. He just put a little bit in his peanut and jelly sandwich. I asked him how it worked. No problem, but he did begin pawing a little bit on day 4.
  • Pat Monti January 15, 2022 at 12:44 pm on Search By Air For Driver Who Hit Amish Couple On ScootersIMO there are too many English, etc. that don't pay attention-use common sense...while driving and many other activities. However, also IMO there are too many Amish that believe everything is God's will and could prevent at least some negative occurrences. God DID give each of us a brain!
  • Pat Monti January 15, 2022 at 12:38 pm on An Unusually-Photographed Amish Home For Sale (20 Photos)Is this an Amish home? hahaha Agreed regarding the frequency "Amish" is noted. It's definitely fancier than any of the ones I've been in in central, IL.
  • Debrah January 15, 2022 at 12:12 pm on An Unusually-Photographed Amish Home For Sale (20 Photos)I love this house and property and would leave as is. Whoever gets it is lucky indeed. Also wonder why they are selling.
  • John Allen January 15, 2022 at 6:06 am on Popular Philadelphia Amish Sandwich Stand Closing Due To New MandateI have had the pleasure of eating at this stall several times in the last few years I am deeply saddened to hear it is to close , such a loss to the whole market but this is what you get from quasi socialists in city hall etc , eventually they crush the life from everyone they only want self replicating robots . Wake up America !
  • Paula January 15, 2022 at 2:39 am on An Unusually-Photographed Amish Home For Sale (20 Photos)Yes…newly built. The bath fixtures are a stylish black finish. The kitchen counter is nothing expensive or impressive…it’s a very standard Wilsonart (basically plastic) from Home Depot. The sink is a good full size with no dividers, but I’m perplexed by the 2 faucets. Still, standard HD quality & style. The flooring is all vinyl plank, which is understood as most Amish seem to favor laminate floors, at least for the kitchen. Behind the cook stove however there is no proper code worthy backsplash. Are the Amish required to build to code to get a CO like us English are? As for the photography, that may just an extension of their savvy real estate agent (the agent hires the photographer, not the seller) So why are they selling so quick? That’s the mystery.
  • Maxine Diffey January 14, 2022 at 10:55 pm on An Unusually-Photographed Amish Home For Sale (20 Photos)Looking at these shots, I suggest they were taken by a professional photographer, with a wide angle lens - I have seen similar here recently when my son listed his house and used a professional to photograph it...
  • Dave Chism January 13, 2022 at 8:32 pm on New York AmishThere is a growing Amish community in Whitehall NY
  • John May January 13, 2022 at 7:04 pm on Search By Air For Driver Who Hit Amish Couple On ScootersThe drivers that speed on side roads or through Amish areas should used comment Sense by now. You all know by now that those areas will have buggies and people walking. So slow DOWN and used comment Sense.
  • Wen January 13, 2022 at 6:24 pm on Search By Air For Driver Who Hit Amish Couple On ScootersWhen will the Amish be responsible for being on state and local roads with no lights on, after dark? How many kids are going to loose their parents because they simply won't comply with road rules? The Amish in our area have a teeny tiny candle light for their buggy out in the midfle of nowhere its near impossible to see them. Its a horrible thing to hit someone let alone drive away. I never even drive the speed limit when I go out at night where Amish might be because it is so very hard to see them until you are right up close to them. The Amish really need to start wearing lights and have reflective stickers/ clothing or stay off the rds.
  • Louann January 13, 2022 at 4:06 pm on Search By Air For Driver Who Hit Amish Couple On ScootersSomeone around here knows something and should speak up. I'm glad my neighbors to the north survived this.
  • Mary January 13, 2022 at 3:21 pm on Search By Air For Driver Who Hit Amish Couple On ScootersI hope they were wearing a reflecting vest? Thats a dark country road. Plenty of colors to wear so this doesn't happen for people who also ride bikes on country roads
  • Mark O. January 13, 2022 at 10:43 am on Saints or animal abusers?Wow... What an appalling statement! I am not for one moment defending ANY kind of animal abuse or neglect, but for you to accuse an entire group of people like that is irresponsible and ignorant hate-speech! I am baffled that your comment is allowed to remain on here! I have no doubt there ARE Amish people who should not be allowed to own animals and who do mistreat their wives or children. But I PERSONALLY know many who do not and would not. Some of the worst cases of animal abuse and family abuse I have personal knowledge of were done by non Amish people. I am grateful that most people are educated and mature enough to realize how grossly inappropriate it is to judge an entire race, culture, religion, or any other group of humanity with such sweeping condemnation as you have based on the actions of some, part, of a few of the "whole."
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