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  • Linda Gorrell

    Spent the weekend in Lancaster PA touring Amish farms and enjoying the scenery. Absolutely beautiful!

  • Colleen

    I had the privilege of visiting an Amish community in Pennsylvania. I have never seen such beautiful farms. even the windows in the barn sparkled.... and there are always flowers even around the Barnes.

  • RomANikki

    Amish Life

  • Janet Garber

    The simple life

  • Jamie Streck

    Amish Country, Pennsylvania.

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I grew up seeing the Amish buggy's rolling up and down the roads. Mrs. Graber used to sell her eggs door to door. I love their lifestyle of simplicity and God. The tv show about them is a lie and it angers me. They are joyful, God loving people.

  • Jan Beard

    Lancaster county, PA is known as the puppy mill capital of the U.S and the Amish dominate the trade.

  • Susan Vanderlaan

    Jackie Antos.....curious, where did you live? My maiden name is Graber and most all of my family on my dad's side are Amish. They live in the Shipshewana area of IN. Just wondered if your "Mrs. Graber" was maybe a relative! :)

  • Jackie Antos

    My Mrs. Graber was from small Montgomery, Indiana. It's where my grandparents lived and I spent most of my summers and free time there. Love it there!

  • Susan Vanderlaan

    A few hours away, but may be a relative, none the less. Glad you have great memories from there. :)

amish buggy.....Driving down country roads in the fall in a horse and buggy, listening to the horse's hoofs going clip-clop, clip-clop on the pavement, are memories of slower times when all seemed innocent.

Amish carriage..see these frequently in our area.....when riding our bikes we pass slowly so as not to scare the horses

Amish Country, Holmes County, Ohio

A Life in the Sun - Bottle opener by Silver Image, via Flickr

As a kid we would go to Amish country every year. I became friends with a young Amish girl who worked for the motel and in exchange, she was allowed to swim in the pool. Her bathing suit was a dress! It amazed me... She amazed me!

  • Amara Oakes

    I think it's just against them to take and keep pictures. Sign of vanity.

  • Justase Young

    Amara Humphry Oakes maybe, I was watching a show called the Amish mafia an one of the people on the show freaked out when someone tried to take a picture of an Amish lady

  • Amara Oakes

    I just got done watching Breaking Amish, and one of the girls (a Mennonite) was adopted; her adoptive parents sent pictures of her to her birth parents. One of them also complained that her parents didn't have pictures of her as a kid, so she didn't know what she looked like and mentioned that it was because of vanity. From what I know, though, it just depends on what their bishop says is okay and not. Some drink, some can't, etc.

  • Justase Young

    Amara Humphry Oakes oh! Okay that makes sense. Thanks! I Kind of wish there was more information out there about Amish culture. It seems interesting

  • Amara Oakes

    Yeah it is! My mom and grandma have read novels centered on young Amish women and they really liked them. I'm thinking about reading them too. Definitely going to check out Amish mafia

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Amish Father by Photographic Poetry, via Flickr

I want to get one of these and retro fit it with a DC generator. Classic style with modern functionality.

-march 31 2009 an awesome april adventure amish country ohio