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Amish Cook
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My kitchen is torn to pieces; everything is a huge mess. Before you get worried, though, I’m having an amazing day! Thanks to the kindness and generosity of those who had never met us, I … more
This week I will introduce you to the most beautiful lady I spoke with on our trip to Ohio. Her name is Mary, she is 88 years old and a grandmother to my husband, Daniel. True beauty shines through … more
Gloria took the week after Thanksgiving off from writing the column, but she will be back next week. As her editor and a writer, myself, I can attest to the rigors of writing a weekly column.  … more
THE AMISH COOK BY GLORIA YODER Okay, what I would really like is an open house and host all of you for a meal, get acquainted, and the like. I know it's impossible, but I won't stop wishing … more
My heart was warmed. How special, a gift from my boyfriend. It was 14 years ago, and I was spending time with Daniel and his family. The stone he had bought for me was a treasure; it bore the words, … more
Editor's Note:  Glora's Mother-in-Law, Lydia Yoder, is writing a special column this week.  Gloria returns next week. A memorable and precious day occurred for us on August 28, 1988, … more
by JULIA YODER Editor's Note:  Gloria's 11-year-old daughter, Julia, wrote the column this week. Gloria will return next week. My two weeks in Ohio are flying by too fast. Well, I … more
 “May I? Pleeease Mom!” Brown eyes danced with anticipation as my seven-year-old waited for her answer. Daniel’s oldest brother Tobias and his wife Fannie suggested … more
Brother Javin, who is only a year older than myself, was my playmate in our growing up years. Whether it was splashing in the creek, romping in the haymow, or picking endless quarts of strawberries, … more
We were all huddled in the downstairs bedroom, a storm was brewing. At that moment I felt suction from the east window which was partially opened. I knew this must be it- a tornado for real. In an … more
“Mom, we're playing restaurant!" Hosanna's hazel eyes beamed. We were at our friends, the Zehr's, house for an evening around the campfire, singing, food, and fellowship. I felt … more
May we keep it- and give it some milk? “Of course, you may feed it, we’ll see about keeping it.” In a short order Julia had warmed milk and put it in a syringe. There … more
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
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