Tag Archives: Amish

One of My Favorite Farmers’ Markets

Savoring summer when just about everything’s in season at Central Market in Lancaster, PA, billed as the oldest farmers’ market in the U.S. One of my favorite spots. The only place where you can have a lunch of African stew, … Continue reading

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Only three weeks late with that new year’s resolution

So it’s been a month of traveling and eating. (No new year’s resolution for me; I never keep them.) Lots of walking, but not enough to offset the tidal wave of calories. I was passing through my local airport and … Continue reading

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Amish rite of spring is plain dirty

Punxsutawney Phil may be a cute guy, but let’s face it — he’s not exactly Al Roker when it comes to spring predictions. (I worked with Al many weather forecasts ago. Lots of fun.) I like the odds better in … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes: ‘Witness’

Once upon a time, I worked with Harrison Ford’s future daughter-in-law at a TV station on the Paramount Studios lot in Hollywood. Now I’m boarding a tourist van to find out how Paramount made the box-office smash Witness, which cemented … Continue reading

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Amish & The City Girl

Ya know, I get so tired of people like my Nu Yawk Jewish uncle, the King of Queens, asking me if I live with the AY-mish. Like him, I didn’t know from farms — last one I visited was in … Continue reading

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Laugh your way to better health

It was a dark day, and my mood matched the clouds. I knew I should be doing something productive, but only wanted to make like my dachshund and burrow under the covers for a couple of years. Let ’em call … Continue reading

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