Blackberry Meander

On an evening walk last night, I took a picture of these blackberries to remind myself to go and pick some of them and make jam to mark the beginning of September. And then I liked the picture, so I took a few more of flowers as they disappeared in the twilight. The air was…

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Future Jam

This is the result of my Cherry Diversion the other day, a bowl of fat cherries that I turned into a runny but delectable cherry jam which I am redubbing a cherry coulis so the runniness will sound intentional. It’s not thin liquid, it just doesn’t quite sit still once put on bread. It’s got…

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Hidden Treasure

Wild blackberries, the kind that stain my fingers for days after a long picking session, that leave me with scratches on my legs and arms from wading through large hidden patches, the ones that allow for long, lazy conversations with fellow seekers and which reward effort with the nirvana of a fresh blackberry pie and…

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