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Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Berry Sad News, But a Berry Good Summer
The huckleberries are done. It was so sad to see only one or two with the rest withering on the bush. I suppose that we can get by until next year. At least we have some jam to tide us over. Lucky for us, Mumsy's raspberries started right when the huckleberries quit, so our summer of berries continues. Mom thinks that we've made about 4 gallons of jam this summer, which doesn't sound like a lot until you realize that it was about 40 jars of the stuff. We hope that next summer some of you will join us for huckleberry picking and jam making. Mark off your calendars for somewhere from late July to mid-August!
Strawberry/huckleberry jam we made with Aunt Libby: Libby and Ben's huckleberry haul:
Clyde, a good picker and a good eater... these are Mumsy's raspberries: