By Kevin Williams
AMISH SKIING: This is an interesting article about Amish hitting the slopes in the settlement of St. Ignatius, Montana. I knew that this was a very "outdoorsy" settlement,but was not aware of their interest in skiing. Interesting. Click here to read more.
MILLIE'S CHEESY HAM BREAKFAST CASSEROLE: Check in with Illinois Amish writer Millie Otto who serves up a superb recipe and tells about the goings ons in her life over the past week. Click here.
BREAST CANCER SCREENING AMONG THE AMISH SAVING LIVES: A mobile breast-cancer screening vehicle makes the rounds in Ohio's Amish country and it is making a difference in preventing this awful disease. Click here to read more.
AMISH ACRES CLOSES FOR GOOD: SIGH, sad to see it happen, but Amish Acres, a mainstay of northern Indiana tourism, closed after a New Year's Eve celebration. I am still hopeful that someone will buy it at auction and reopen it. Click here to read about their last night.
PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH PORK AND SAUKERAUT: I know, I know, this is a New Year's Day dish, but it really could be tasty any cold winter day...click here for a few traditional recipes for this meal that is supposd to bring you luck.