Saturday, August 16, 2014


First off, I would like to thank everyone that contributed to New York State of Mind donations.  It means a great deal to me and I truly appreciate you.  Jean has said that I should ask, a while ago, but I wouldn't do it.  Anna, Jean and I thought of making a cookbook to see if we could get some money to help for gas and a new camera.  When the camera went, that's when Jean wouldn't listen to me anymore and threatened me - not serious, if I didn't put her message on.

As of yet, I haven't got the camera.  When I had the money and went to buy it, Walmart didn't have anymore.  None of the local stores had it.  Now, it's not on the computer, either.  So we have to pick something else out.  Yes, I will get a warranty on it as Jean ordered.

There are many places that I would like to go where Amish and Old Order Mennonites live, but the cost of gas has kept me from going so far.  I now plan on going to some of these places, when I get a camera.  Then there will be pictures of different areas.

I will accept donations at anytime.  The money is set aside for New York State of Mind and I will use it on the camera or gas.  I do not want anyone taking money from their own bills or needs.  Your needs come first.  But, if someone wants to donate, they are appreciated.

So, again, I thank you so very much.  It is so very kind of all of you and is greatly appreciated.

On August 23rd, there is going to be a Block Party craft, quilt and furniture sale by the Amish, and Old Order Mennonites at the Fairgrounds in Amherst, Wisconsin  The address is: Portage County Fairgrounds, 4504 Fairgrounds Road, Amherst, Wisconsin.  At 8:00 AM there is the craft auction, 9:00 AM the Quilt Auction and 12 noon, the furniture auction.

Is anyone going there?  If so, would they mind taking pictures that I could put on New York State of Mind.  Also telling us a bit about the auctions would be appreciated.

Last, but not least, I would like to thank everyone that was interested in information about the two Amish girls that were kidnapped.  Also, too the police, Amish , Englishers and of course, our neighbors in Canada for all the searching they did for the girls.  I am so glad that the girls got home safe and sound.  Elmer has a post about this coming up, Monday.

Again, thank  you all,

Thank you Doreen for letting me know that the Block Party is in Wisconsin and not New York.  I saw Amherst and just figured New York.


New York State Of Mind said...

Good Evening Everyone,

Want to thank you all for your kindness and donations. You are fantastic people.


New York State Of Mind said...

Hi Folks,
I had two more donations today and I believe the people don't want their names mentioned. So thank you and you know who you are. I really appreciate it. It is so kind of you. That brings the total donations to $144.71.

Thank you to all,


New York State Of Mind said...

NOTE: On the news this morning, it was revealed that the two Amish girls were sexually violated by the man. What is this world coming to? My heart and prayers are for the girls.


Countryside Reflections said...

I prayed that this would't be the case with this young girls. How very very sad. But at lease they're alive and back home.

The Amherst auction isn't in NY it's in Wisconsin.


New York State Of Mind said...

Good Morning Doreen,
I, too, hoped it wouldn't be the case. I am so glad they are home.

Oh, thanks for telling me about Wisconsin not NY. I saw Amherst and just thought NY.