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The sound of the big Standardbreds trotting down the road carries so that you can hear them coming long before you see them.
We were able to talk with several of the Amish that were in and around then campground. One night we ate at Mrs. Yoder's Restaurant, one of several places to ...
... town, Mount Hope, to find it overrun with horses, buggies and people, both Amish and non-Amish alike.
What we came upon, purely by chance, was the annual event at the Mount Hope Auction grounds in the heart of Holmes County, Ohio.
It's called Horse Progress Days, where the latest equipment innovations and hitching techniques in the Draft Horse Industry are showcased.
... short, grey-haired, old lady giving it right back to him, but he retreated into the house and closed up everything. This morning they were gone.
Sad situation, especially for the kids.
Now on to Today's events. Mike was making sure our RV tires were at the proper pressure. What a good do-bee. One of the valve stem needles stayed depressed and unless you put the valve cap on, the ...
... open sites, no next door neighbors within feet of you.
Even more interesting, we are right in the middle of Ohio's Amish country. In fact Holmes County, Ohio is the home of the world's largest Amish settlement. We saw our first Amish horse and buggy trotting down the road as we drove up to the RV park.
A good day all around.
Bye for now and stay ...
... of costuming and sets. Huge staff and made in Australia. Could not get to sleep until about 2:30. But made myself get up at 7:00. Preparing to head back an hour to Cuyahoga NP. It's raining. Just heard on the news that a tornado hit in Plainfield IN! That's where I was a few days ...
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