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apple picking day!

what a fun way to spend an almost-autumn Saturday! we met a bunch of Miss Girl’s old schoolmates for a play date at B.J. Reece Orchards… 168 more words



Though we are now further away from the great majority of our friends, the move to Vermont has moved us closer to a few others.  Amy and Jeff, who moved to the Upper Valley in New Hampshire a couple years ago, fall into that category.   402 more words

Adams Apple

Pick 'em: 'Super' apple crop awaits as Minnesota orchards open

Harsh winter? Late spring? Bah!

Neither could put much of a dent in Minnesota’s crunchy, juicy, tasty apple harvest that will mark its unofficial opening this weekend as dozens of orchards begin welcoming visitors. 303 more words


My Favourite Season

Can you feel it?

Can you hear it?

Can you smell it?

Can you see it?

I love the changing of the season from summer to fall. 832 more words

Stuff I Think About

Wwwednesday – Wondering

What if the power of suggestion was only part of the reason you yawn when you see someone else yawn? What if the other reason was that, because they were expelling more carbon dioxide at once, and you were inhaling it, you needed to yawn both to take in more oxygen and to expel the excess CO2 yourself. 265 more words

Words About Words

During the Summer

The schools are back in session. Those that tried to get a start on the teaching/learning by opening during August may even get an increase in student attention span now that most public swimming pools are closed and that final family cook out (or wash out, depending on the weather) is history. 202 more words


Ready To Pick v Ripe To Eat

An orchard owner, whose apples we use for juicing, was perplexed as to why Orchard Origins’ apple juice tasted so much better than his own.  The apples, after all, were  the same variety; picked at roughly the same time and from the same orchard.   290 more words