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Waiting at a stoplight in Holmes County, Ohio a black horse-drawn buggy pulled up behind us; we had arrived in Amish country. Smelling freshly cut hay we drove through gently rolling hills with white houses and barns┬áto the town of Mount Hope where we had reservations to stay with an Amish family for the night. […]

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“Brand new washboards!” called an enthusiastic young woman to her friend at Lehman’s store this afternoon. I understood just how she felt; everywhere I looked I saw new versions of things that I’ve only seen in museums. Lehman’s started in 1955 to serve the needs of local Amish people. As the Amish use little to […]

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