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Amish Country, Lancaster...

Sorry I've been MIA since Easter.

I didn't mean to disappear, it's just life was incredibly crazy last week
with the Colonel's brother and wife visiting from Alaska and I've been trying 
to catch up on so much this week.

Now, if you are friends with me on my
Walking on Sunshine Facebook page, then you'll know how busy I've been!

Here are a few pictures from our visit.

We took a trip to Lancaster, since my sister-in-law has never seen
the Amish or visited an Amish community.

The Colonel's brother and his wife
on the road...

Amish buggy...

One of my favorite shops...

While there, we went to a train museum and my brother-in-law was very happy...

The museum was filled with all sorts of trains...


The Colonel and I sitting in the conductor's seat of a very old train...

My sister-in-law, Helen...

A beautiful farm...

A little shopping to remember the visit...

All in all, a GREAT visit to Amish Country! 

Tomorrow, a trip to GETTYSBURG! 

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  1. What wonderful photos from your trip. Just beautiful!

  2. Hi Lois! Amish country oh wow! It's my favorite place and I could live in the Candle Barn!
    Glad you all had a fun trip!

  3. I can see from the wonderful photos that you all had a great time. What a nice visit from family so far away :)

  4. Looks like it was Fun lois!!!

    Love that print!

    Carmen and the Primcats

  5. Good morning! Can't tell you how much I would love to see this for myself! Soo interesting...and you btw just look fantastic....soo young. : ) And today's trip sounds even better...always wanted to go there too. ENJOY HUGS

  6. That's exactly where my paternal grandmother's family was from! I've never been, but have always wanted to go. Talk about beautiful!

  7. I love visiting Amish Country--and the Candle Barn is always one of my favorite shops to visit, too!! I love the new print for your wall. Karen

  8. Morning Lois,
    I have never visited Amish country either but I find their lifestyle very interesting, and have seen several movies about the amish people, that were very good.

    Lancaster looks like a beautiful place, and nice you got a lil momento for your home as well.

    Hope yall have had a wonderful time visiting with Phil's family.
    Very nice pictures of you and Phil by the way. You look great.....

    Have a wonderful time hon,
    Love and Blessings, Nellie

    I will send you an email about your funny happening........

  9. lancaster is very beautiful, I especially love it in the summer when everything is so green.

    I haven't been to Gettysburg in many, many years.

    You must be doing something right because you look fantastic

  10. That looks like such beautiful country.I also could live in the candle barn.
    I am glad to hear that you had a wonderful time with family.
    Nothing more blessed family time!!

  11. Gorgeous photos. I love Amish Country, I was in Bird-In-Hand and Lancaster when I was a teenager. The farms and the buggies, the barefooted children playing in the yards, the ladies in long dresses hanging out laundry- simple and sweet life. :)

  12. Looks like a great trip! Great pictures!

  13. I always thought it would be fun to go there and to see the shops and the farms and the buggies etc. It looks like you all had a good time. The train museum is something most guys would enjoy! But from the picture of you with your big beautiful smile, I guess you liked it too! You are so beautiful Lois!

    Glad you had a fun time.

    Love, Linda

  14. Looks like everyone had a great time. I'd love to visit there. :)

  15. That looks like a lot of fun! My dad was raised Amish, so always find Amish things very interesting.

  16. I'm glad you had a nice visit with your family. They come from far! lol It's nice to - to think of the simple Amish life - I am not it's simple, but it seems peaceful. sandie

  17. I love Lancaster, but haven't been there in awhile. Thanks for sharing your pictures :)


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