| .. the girls chat at the bottom of the raspberry patch|
while the boys play in the stream ...
“Dave and I are not going to have anything to do with that this year,” she went on.
|... any good rock should be tested first in the mouth ...|
"I will be eating Arta's raspberries next year."
|... Piper's two bottom teeth ...|
“We live in a rural area. What do you think is going to happen. I plant my garden to bring the deer. I tell people, look, I have deer on my property. And I get them there by planting a garden. Gets them every time.”
|... Alice can only dream she has teeth ...|
I have been remembering the hours of collecting them, freezing them, making compote out of them, and jam. Today is my weeding day for that long line of bushes.
|... finally let loose on the ramp ...|
only unripened cherries to eat down here
Yesterday Glen said, who has been munching on your raspberries.
I didn’t know what he meant.
He marched me up to the bushes. There are just lonely tall stalks, the leaves and the flowers all gone – I guess to the deer I saw a couple of days ago, a little faun down drinking in my pool.
The deer must have been needing a drink after his delicious dessert, eaten at the expense of summer raspberries for the rest of us.