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The Amish on Prince Edward Island

In early 2016 I wrote about Ontario Old Order Mennonites and Amish who were considering establishing daughter settlements on Prince Edward Island. I quote some of it below: 702 more words


#13 – Finding the Amish on Prince Edward Island

“The wash” gave them away. When I saw that clothesline of purple and blue shirts and dresses fluttering in the breeze, I knew we’d done it! 751 more words

Nourished Spirit

“Pure” — the CBC Drama - Episode 2

Last week I commented after the first episode of “Pure.”

I said it succeeded as a crime drama, though I had a number of issues with the presentation in terms of Mennonites. 293 more words


Will We all be Amish Some Day?

Wendell Berry once pointed out the Amish are the most technologically sophisticated people in the world. They are not opposed to technology per-se, but judge new forms of technology by their utility to the community. 535 more words