Big doings in the neighborhood last week!
One of our Amish neighbors had a moving auction.
So what does an Amish auction look like?
And there’s lots of Amish folks around.
They came from all over.
Some in vans with hired drivers.
It was like a party.
Friends seeing friends they hadn’t seen for awhile.
Several of the teens put up volleyball nets in the pasture and played while the bidding went on.
Speaking of bidding…
I lost out on a couple things because I couldn’t tell the bonnets apart and didn’t know who had the bid.
I did score a set of three pretty glass jars to store sewing supplies.
But then I had to carry them around the rest of the morning – which kept me from bidding on the Amish cook stove – which may have been a good thing.
I kept my hands in my pockets though.
But we didn’t stay long enough to see the farm equipment go – we probably don’t really need a manure spreader with steel wheels anyway.
But we did see all the neighbors, caught up on the news, and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.
I love a good auction!