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Re: What I saw today...

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  • From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 18:39:35 -0600
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Love it.  We actually have a PA Dutch bakery here in town and they are so
cute and nice to have around.  Plus the fact that you can buy all kinds of
foodstuffs w/ NO preservatives there.  I truly love that.  I can't afford
the great furniture they make (next door to the bakery) but when I can - one
of those chairs is going on the porch!

On 2/13/08, james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net> wrote:
> Sarasota has a large enclave of Amish citizens. Most seem to have
> adopted modern ways and drive pickup trucks like the rest of us but
> many have not, and since you can't keep a horse in the city, those
> adhering to the old ways have taken to riding adult tricycles when they
> go on errands. Driving through the Amish neighborhood means driving
> very watchfully because the tricycles are everywhere. It's always an
> interesting sight.
> What I saw today was this: an Amish woman, in her long flowing dress
> and white bonnet, rode her tricycle up to a bank's drive-up window. I
> don't know why, but it made me smile.
> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.1 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
> Sunset Zone 25
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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