Lifetime Movie

The following excerpt is from an article on my website about the Amish school shooting.  It was written as supplemental material for my book A Pocket Guide to Amish Life, but given the Lifetime movie of the same topic, I thought I … Continue reading

Fascinating New Book About Amish Business Practices

It’s always fun when one of my author friends has a new book out, but this week I’m especially excited about the release of Amish expert Erik Wesner’s Success Made Simple: An Inside Look at Why Amish Businesses Thrive, from Jossey-Bass … Continue reading

TV movie

There’s a TV movie called “Amish Grace” that will air on the Lifetime Movie Network on Sunday, March 28, 5 p.m. eastern/8 p.m. pacific. It looks like it will be good. It’s based on the tragedy at Nickel Mines, where a man … Continue reading

A Quiz from Amish Editors

The following twenty test sentences where published in the Amish monthly, The Family Life, February 2010 issue. They all contain mistakes in grammar, spelling, or usage–in the editors opinion. Readers are told to try their hand at correcting the sentences, … Continue reading