Enjoy a last-minute holiday treat

Enjoy a last-minute holiday treat

Depending on when your newspaper is running this column, I know everyone is either scurrying around in last-minute preparations for Christmas or relax...

December 21st, 2016 |  


The sweet smells, tastes of Christmas

The sweet smells, tastes of Christmas

Christmas is in the air. It can be seen, heard, felt, and even tasted! Right? Okay, Christmas may not actually have a flavor but then biting into a ho...

December 14th, 2016 |  


A very Yoder Christmas

A very Yoder Christmas

Christmas season – a time of blessings, business, and, of course, a time of celebration. For some of you it may even be a time of heartache who ...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Miami County Surgeons celebrates 50 years

Miami County Surgeons celebrates 50 years

For the Troy Daily NewsTROY — Little did Charles Gariety, MD, FACS, know that when he met with surgeon, Robert Finley, MD, FACS it would not onl...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


A close call for the Yoders

A close call for the Yoders

The campfire crackled cozily as we sat in a circle chatting and enjoying the last bite of the birthday supper.Earlier that day, Julia and Austin has b...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Serving up squirrel and sweet potatoes

Serving up squirrel and sweet potatoes

How about joining Julia, Austin and myself on our one-mile walk to my parents house? Since we don’t have a pasture for the horses at our new hom...

November 8th, 2016 updated: November 8th, 2016. |  


Bible study and delight bars

Bible study and delight bars

Our ladies’ Bible study is always a highlight for me. Once a month, us Amish church ladies get together along with some of the girls gather for ...

November 8th, 2016 |  


Helping friends is as easy as pie

Helping friends is as easy as pie

Our biannual supper at the Robinson Community Hall was a week ago. Us Amish ladies had been busy baking and preparing all kinds of dishes to be served...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Gloria on the move

Gloria on the move

Falling leaves are signaling the arrival of autumn and with it the slowing down of busy summer schedules. A major project has been crossed off our lis...

October 18th, 2016 |  


Wedding bells and Muddy Buddies

Wedding bells and Muddy Buddies

It was a beautiful fall morning. October 7. My husband Daniel and I were walking the mile spanning the distance from our house to the home where a wed...

October 11th, 2016 |