Book Report: Murder mystery, romance revolves in Amish community
Forty years ago, when Amish families began buying up farms in western Wisconsin, my father wasn't too enthused. He owned a business on Main Street in Whitehall, and worried that the incursion of buggies, beards and black bonnets might hurt his business.
I asked him what he had against these peaceable folk.
"Nothing really," he replied, "but all they'll buy on Main Street is salt and black thread."