Ready for Spring?

Greetings, Everyone! I’m going to be moving my blog closer to home, so to speak, with my website. Starting on February 28, 2014, my blog may be found at http://katelloyd.com/. All of my previous blog posts will be moved as well so all of your comments will still be...

Amish Schools

There was a time when most children in rural America attended one-room schoolhouses, including the Amish and Mennonites. Many years ago, my dear friend Marian taught at one and recalled her students with fondness. The teacher had quite a job on his or her hands, but...

Amish Abode

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been in some mighty fine homes that were beautiful but sterile. Nothing beats the smell of baking bread, cookies, or cake, and the sound of laughter and chitchat. This is what I think of when I envision an Amish home, the...