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A trip to the Amish Community

Yesterday McKayla and I went with Mom and Sonny to the new Amish community - the original had gotten too crowded, so they split.

It was a beautiful day for a ride. The sun was shining and there were big, white fluffy clouds in clear blue skies. Lush green grass, crystal clear water and majestic mountians in the background completed the picture. Truly magnificent viewing.

The Amish store was fully stocked with all kinds of vegetables; massive cucumbers, squash, several varieties of tomatoes, cabbage, garlic cloves, broccoli, cauliflower and on and on. They had Apple Butter (which is delicious!), Peach Preserves, and fresh honey. They had several different vegetable plants for sale too. They also had FRESH milk! $3 a gallon! The one thing they didn't have was fresh eggs, bummer, that's usually the only reason I go.

The view was to die for off their decking!! This pic really doesn't do it justice but you can't help but be in awe of the view.



And this house isn't part of the community but I made my step-dad turn around so I could take a picture. I just love the way it looks with the silos on either side - sort of gives it a medieval flair.



Couldn't have asked for a better day with beautiful scenery and wonderful company.

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  1. Love the pics...I honestly have never been to an Amish Community before. One up on me Sis =)

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    1. I'll just have to take you to one the next time you're in town.....I think you'd like it. :-)

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  2. A brief FYI - the medieval building is on the Mayfield Dairy farm. The family calls it 'Barn 2' and was originally used for calving. It has been slightly redone and prettied up and is now used for weddings, family reunions, etc.

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