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When it comes to avocados, not everyone's face lights up like mine. I used to wonder what those 'things' are. I didn't know how they were prepared, much less how they tasted. Never did I imagine I … more
The morning dawned as all other mornings. It was cool, in fact it was downright chilly. My mind endlessly traveled to 13 years ago. It had been sunny, with temps in the mid-70s. We could not possibly … more
It’s true. Then sun is shining, and it even feels a bit like spring! The best thing about sunny days (in my way of thinking) is unwinding in the chestnut field with 1,135 saplings. Going up … more
It’s downright cold outside- the perfect weather for sipping lattes, snuggling in soft blankets, and watching the gentle flicker of a candle. Each year as spring arrives, I wonder how I … more
When I think of Thanksgiving, I think of a time of giving thanks. Then I wonder if I have a life filled with Thanksgiving like I could have. Really, I know there is plenty of room for growth in that … more
Editor's Note: This week's column is being written by Jeriah Raber, 26, younger brother of Gloria Yoder. Gloria will return next week. Hello to all of big sister Gloria’s special friends! … more
“Happy Mother’s Day!” It was Julia, sleepily walking out of the bedroom holding, Gumdrop, her pet miniature poodle. Snuggling up next to me on the couch, we shared a hug. There were … more
No matter how we try, it's impossible to avoid it altogether. Death is not naturally a pleasant part of life, and we avoid it at all costs. Still, it happens. This last week we've been face to … more
Gloria Returns THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER Dearest friends across the board, thank you for all your love and support these intense days and moments. The children thoroughly enjoy opening … more
Daniel Yoder, 33, passed away on April 4 from injuries sustained in a logging accident.  The tragedy leaves Gloria, who pens the weekly Amish Cook column, to raise six children.   … more
Note from Kevin Williams, Editor of the Amish Cook column: It is with great sadness and shock that I tell readers that Gloria's husband, Daniel, died in a logging accident on April 4.  At the … more
My heart is crushed for all the thousands suffering this very moment. Besides all the natural disasters, there’s the horror and sadness of many innocent people’s lives at stake and even … more
The Amish Cook BY GLORIA YODER Cooking a Family Affair at the Yoder’s  Cooking styles come and go in spurts at our house. I enjoy paging through cooking magazines with creative … more
“The bus is coming! The bus is coming!” A quick glance down our small gravel road showed that the children were correct. The long-awaited trip had arrived. We were all at the end of … more
Have you ever seen an equation that didn't look equal? I have.   As December keeps winding down, there is the joy and anticipation of celebrating Jesus' birth. The children are constantly … more
What a combination. It's 6:00, the birds outside my window are trying to outdo each other, all six little children are sound asleep, and Mommy is ready to write! All we need is a stretcher to … more
Plans are in the making. This year the children are all excited to spend Christmas with cousins, aunts, uncles, and grandparents in Ohio. If we all gather at Grandpas’ large farmhouse, we fill … more
The question has been popping up again, "Why are Amish children so well behaved?" Smiling to myself, it becomes pretty apparent that those posing the question have not seen all I've seen in this … more
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