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Slowly my thoughts return to the present. Kalle and Cristel are taking a good look at every car that stops at the bus station. What are the bruderhofers going to be like? Is that them? I keep remembering Michael Holzach's book. I think of the severe moral demands of the Canadian Hutterites, their isolated communities, their religious services that last hours on end, and their monotonous songs with more than a hundred verses. " So are pic- Page 21 tures on the wall and colorful clothing. They are so strict it must be depressing.
Page 35 3 Kerchieves, Beards, and Suspenders Hermann and Danni speak German. I feel a little more relaxed and sheltered. We are sitting on the roomy back seat of the Dodge van, limply stretching our arms and legs. My shirt, wet from perspiration, begins slowly to dry out. We have just left the last houses of New Paltz behind us and are traveling north on the main road to Rifton. Meadows alternate with small areas of woods. Occasionally a naked rock crops up from the hills around, and then again there is woodland.
Many were able to stay in the barn of the neighboring farmer. Food consisted of porridge and vegetable soup, which was watered down according to the number of guests. Many were strict vegetarians which caused a problem when they would only eat raw vegetables or fresh fruit. The small community especially enjoyed the periodic visits of a traveling musician, Hans Fiehler. He always wore a red cap, shorts, and a red waistcoat on which was embroidered in big letters "Hans im Glück" (Hans in Luck). Four ocarinas (a type of flute made of clay), named Great Grandmother, Grandmother, Mother, and Child, as well as two violins, accompanied him on his journey.