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This time of year in Oregon is all about berry picking in our household. We will go out a few different times to pick them as they ripen. 275 more words

Berry Picking


As July is dawning, I am realizing how fast the Summer of 2014 has gone. In just a few short weeks (3 to be exact) I will be starting my LAST semester of college (finally)!   93 more words



Today the family and I pottered over to my favourite place in Cornwall, Trevaski’s Farm near Hayle.  I highly recommend their roast, the puddings are also legendary and the lemon curd pavlova is my absolute favourite.   519 more words


omen (plus good news!)

in the june hedgerow

first blackberries form -

bleak winter ahead


Image courtesy Vanessa Lee Thomas

** A nice start to the day! The literary journal, … 34 more words


Summer at home again - page 2 -

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Summer, the blasted midday hours,
the dog days of Summer

when even the red sunflower sleeps
a slightly crazed woman with a small camera… 105 more words


Art and Appetite

This is a photograph of a freshly baked blackberry galette. Images such as this one have a very specific purpose and are a direct descendent of a facet of genre painting that has utterly entranced me. 1,094 more words