The Pomegranate originated from Persia and is one of the oldest known fruits. A symbol of health, fertility and eternal life. In “The Abduction of Persephone”, daughter of Zeus and of Demeter – Goddess of the crops and harvest. Persephone was known for her beauty and one day […]
A wonderful way to spend the afternoon with friends and little ones. The fields of Pick Your Own at Larriland Farms are expansive and varied. With a wide variety of apples that are ready for picking encourages yummy things like Apple Pie. Apple Pie a la mode you are calling […]
There is a very popular hike with the hiking club which is known as the “Peach Hike.” I’ve been having so much fun birding this year that hiking has taken a back seat. Yesterday morning, I started thinking about hiking and how it was overdue for me to […]
A fabulous summer extravaganza. The 23rd annual Strawberry festival held at the Benson Hammond House in Linthicum, Maryland offers food, music, crafts and historic home tours. How many ways can a strawberry be served? Fresh strawberries, strawberries dipped in chocolate, strawberry shortcake, strawberry jelly and jams, and best […]
Cherries. Sweet Sweet Cherries. How I dream of you each year. I remember when I planted my cherry tree twelve years ago. A $7.00 stick that made my hubby shake his head in bewilderment. Surely this stick wouldn’t become a tree. Meant to be a dwarf tree of […]
No visit is complete in Florida without a stop at an Orange stand. Canon 7D, 24-105mm L, 1/640 sec, f/7.1, ISO 500 daylight white balance.