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Two Years as an Amish Schoolteacher–A Preview of my New Book, part 2

This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. (An excerpt from Two Years as an Amish Schoolteacher, continued from previous post….) The families soon began to trickle in–parents, babies, grandparents. Some came by car with a driver, many came by horse and buggy. Some of the men carried in with them the …

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Two Years as An Amish Schoolteacher–A Preview of My New Book

In less than two weeks, my book about my days as a schoolteacher in an Amish community will be available as an Amazon Kindle e-book. It’s been many years that I’ve wanted to share my unique experience, and I’m glad the day is almost here! Once upon a time, I was a teacher in a …

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A Shetland Pony Was My Best Christmas Gift

Here is a letter written around 1915 by a young fellow named Eugene about his Christmas present, which even by today’s standards, was a pretty spectacular gift. Enjoy! One day, not long ago, my mother was reading a farm magazine and she saw a picture of a Shetland pony named “Cub,” hitched up all ready …