Friday, August 26, 2011

A little update

Just a quick note to let you all know that we didn't get a Tornado - it was just a bad thunderstorm. Thankfully, we didn't lose our power. I hope everyone along the east coast gets to safety and that Hurricane Irene isn't as bad as they predict it will be.

The other day Shelby, Miss Pearl and I went on a little road trip to drive  through our small Amish community not far from us and I took these photos. I was surprised at how quickly their community is growing. A few years ago there were only a few Amish families. Now they are everywhere out there and I'm so loving it! Shelby calls me an Amish Stalker....LOL. I'm just so intrigued with their lifestyle! I hope they will someday start  a great Farmer's Market up here like the one in St. Jacobs Ontario. I was always under the impression they were Mennonites but there was a write up in our local paper that says they are Amish.



I plan on going back this week and taking some more photos of the farmland and barns so I'll share those photos when I do. Until then....stay safe!





5 comments:

  1. Looking forward to more pictures, praying for everyone in the hurricane's path!

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  2. Connie
    so glad you are safe~
    Wonderful photos~ you Amish stalker( giggles)
    smiles
    Teresa

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  3. Hi Connie,
    I didn't realize that Amish were living in Canada...I must check into that.
    Very pretty photos you shared.

    Karen

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  4. Glad you are all safe...look forward to more pictures.

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  5. How neat! We live about 20 miles from a small Amish community and my family and friends say the same about me... Amish stalker, lol! I am just so intrigued by them. I could sit and watch them for hours, hehe.

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