Amish Dish is a new feature on my blog. For details and to learn how to see your ”dish” here, read this post.
It’s probably common knowledge that the Amish ride in buggies, right? But did you know they can be different depending on region and sect? (sort of like Americans with their gas-guzzling SUVs and Europeans with their Smart cars…love those cute little things…and yes, I know these are generalizations). Near where I grew up in Indiana, the buggies are fully enclosed, boxy-looking structures with sidelights, like the one pictured. Some of my family used to live in southern Michigan, and the Amish in that area own buggies that are basically open wagons with no covering. In the rain or snow, they shield themselves with an umbrella. Can anyone say “brrrr”?
How would you fight the elements if you traveled in an open wagon? What does your “ride” say about you?