Where is my recipe book!

Gathering in the rain

Tonight, just as the rain began to fall, I found myself picking black berries with an umbrella in one hand and basket over my arm. The birds were loving the light sprinkling, and I either heard or saw, Goldfinches, Robins, Chickadees and a very helpful Gray Catbird. I was very still picking. Didn't have to move much there were berries within reach to keep me planted in one spot for 5 minutes at a time. The Catbird started calling near where I was picking. Sounded like "Berrry - Berrry". Sure enough, he was right where the "Mother load", of the most naturally planted blackberries I had ever seen. Someone's got to make some pies and muffins tomorrow! Lots of them!

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Diana says ... on Sunday, Jul 22 at 12:11 PM

Wow nice harvest....ours are not even close to ripe yet, hoping for enough rainfall for them to ripen before they dry up and disappear!

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chiaramonte says ... on Sunday, Jul 22 at 9:50 AM

Life's simple pleasures! Thanks for sharing! Yummy!!!!

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Virginia says ... on Saturday, Jul 21 at 12:46 AM

Nice story - makes me miss New York!

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