Happy Friday!

Greetings and thanks for stopping by my blog! I wish each one of you a wonderful Friday and weekend. Here are a few photos for your entertainment. Sun setting over Lake Washington a few days ago I resisted buying flowers. Too early! Always fun shopping in Lancaster...

Who Lives Longer?

Coming June 1, 2014! I’ve heard people who dwell in close-knit communities or are members of a group of like-minded thinkers enjoy longevity and experience more satisfaction in life. Intrigued, I investigated on the Internet, but came up empty, although WebMd.com...

Who are the Englisch? | Guest Post by Amanda Flower

As an Ohio girl, I’ve always been aware of the Amish. Every year during my childhood, my family would make an annual trip to Holmes County around Easter. We went to enjoy the scenery, eat, and shop. It’s one of my favorite childhood memories. I can see my dad now...

Why do the Amish dress plain?

The Amish choose, in a sense, to wear a uniform every day. No closets stuffed with frilly clothes and high heels. Just the opposite; humility and modesty are essential. They do their best to avoid appearing pretentious or in competition with others. Within the many...