Wednesday, October 31, 2012
through the front window one morning last summer. The fawns enjoyed a romp through the yard, running circles and chasing each other for minutes. Capturing such would have been a challenge as this trio would have likely bolted for safety had a shooter and camera become visible.
is the pinnacle of a young stockman/stockwoman's year. The animals they've been working with all year will be shown at their best and paraded for buyers or blue ribbons. This boy's Holstein cow will likely go back to the farm. Market animals, however, leave the side of their human friend and the farewell is bittersweet.
One should attend these events if held in your area. You'll see finely crafted quilts, durable cedar furniture, and beautifully finished interior pieces by Amish craftsmen. Plus an excellent lunch is usually served with homemade ice cream.
Maytag wringers are often sought by Amish households as these machines do not require high pressure plumbing to operate. Most Amish homes do not use running water, electricity, or pressure tanks, but may rely on gravity systems to bring water into the home. Hence the older technology works for them.