Tag Archives : small town

Amish Medical Sharing


At the Amish Auction, there are many, well, Amish people. Dressed in Amish clothes, believe it  or not. As a modest dress fashionista – is that possible? I am fascinated with examining the Amish costume. I admire the talent these women possess, to sew clothes for their entire families.   Many are color coordinated, obviously sewn from an entire bolt of…

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Amish Auction


One of the things I enjoy most in Southern Colorado, is going to the local Amish auctions. There are several during the summer months. They are actually consignment auctions, open to the entire community, like one big garage sale. You can bring your stuff and they will auction it off for a commission. A professional auctioneer is hired, but the…

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Farmer’s Market


Homemade breads, pickles, cronuts; cucumbers, zucchini. First, a correction to my last post. Our new homes are a 28 foot RV and a 14 ft. travel trailer. What’s a few square feet here and there, anyway? Kreations by Katy, a member of Mrs. D’s Homestead We’ve really been enjoying participating as vendors at the Saturday Market in Williams, AZ. Helen…

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Small Town Patriotism


This is one of the million things I love about living in a small town. Patriotism.  I bring the truck in to get some work done at 8a.m. (this could take all day) and the boys from the American Legion already have the flags up, lining the streets. Okay, I give up. Columbus Day is passed, Veterans day is not here…

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