Love and Coronavirus

Advice for the Lovelorn By Anna Helmuth Dear Anna, Because of the pandemic, I am having a hard time finding a girlfriend. Nobody wants to go to gatherings or singeons, and when we go to church, girls can’t tell when I’m interested because they can’t see my expression behind my mask. Four girls have turned down my invitation to drive them home because it’s impossible to social distance in...
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Anna Helmuth’s Best Household Tips

A message from Anna Helmuth, Amish fraa, mater, and mammi and irrepressible matchmaker in The Matchmakers of Huckleberry Hill books. Vie gehts, everybody? As a mater of 13 children, I’ve learned a lot about cooking and cleaning over the years. Here are some tips I’ve picked up. To keep squirrels from eating your plants, sprinkle your plants with cayenne pepper. Not that I’ve ever seen a...
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