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 |  


Gloria serves up Zucchini Hamburger Casserole

Gloria serves up Zucchini Hamburger Casserole

Summertime is winding to a close and cooler days have arrived in the southern Illinois countryside we call home. Fall is here at last. Labors in the f...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Daily surprises and sesame chicken

Daily surprises and sesame chicken

My day today looks like an interesting one. I never know what to expect out of my days or what may come up that wasn’t on my schedule.Yesterday,...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Traditions and Raber’s special

Traditions and Raber’s special

Family traditions are an interesting subject. The Amish as a whole have large families. My father-in-law,for example, comes from a family of 16 childr...

September 13th, 2016 |