Sunday, July 7, 2013

Blueberry Summer

Someone wrote a book by that name. I believe I read it, haven't the foggiest notion what it was about though.

My blueberries are really going to town. I took a bowl out to pick the ripe ones and I should have taken a larger bowl. I think this one is 2 quarts. By the time I was done picking (half the time sitting in the grass), the bowl was heavy and full. I left a good bit as I was too hot and tired to come inside for another bowl. I did get more than my daily need of vitamin D.

Of course, just picking berries isn't all that is involved. I came inside and stripped to take a shower. You don't sit in the grass here and NOT take a shower. Chiggers, don't you know. My skin is fragile enough, I do not need chiggers!

The dogs enjoyed my time outside with them and Attacky thought that I was playing with her. I don't know how many berries I lost because she attacked the little branches that I was picking from. She is one playful cat!

8 comments:

  1. I wish I liked blueberries but I don't. I hate chiggers and they love me. Hope your Sunday is going well. Our's has been busy on the ranch and was it hot out there.

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  2. yum! now all you need is a spot of vanilla ice cream to crush those into! or just plain is great, too!

    laughing at the visual of your sweet tacky cat.

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  3. By early August we ought be able to get local wild ones here.Love blueberries!
    Attacky....lol!
    And chiggers are what exactly? Like 'no-seeums'?

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  4. Sharon, I remembered a book by that name too, and looked it up--It's a teen romance book, which explains why I would remember it because my Mom worked in a junior high school library and was always bringing books home for me to read. At any rate, I love blueberries and wish I had a few of my own--The things WE could bake if we were closer to one another!! I hope your day has been an enjoyable one--THANKS for sending some rain in our direction, we really needed it! But you can keep the chiggers, its been years since I've had one, and I'm okay with that! :-)

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  5. They look so beautiful and delicious!

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  6. Okay, what are CHIGGERS ? I know what blueberries are but chiggers are/is new to me. lisa x

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  7. These look delicious Sharon -- I got a few chigger bites last night chasing the turkeys back in.

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  8. see if my new post is still confusing...I hope not :)

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