I grew up in the same community Dorcas Schmucker did. I understand, in context, most everything she writes about. Her blog often gives me a sense of being known via shared memory. And I relax and laugh hysterically sometimes when I read the observations she makes and the ordinary stories she tells. I especially like the Deutsch comments she and her readers banter with back and forth.
One very poingnant observation she makes …
"The worst thing about this Amish baggage of mine is that it makes it so hard to discern if this kind of behavior is actually wrong or just embarrassing."
For context—read the following.