No city scene here: with only a five-minute drive we're in apple country where we can take baskets up to the orchard, carry our pickings home, make crisps and pies, or just munch on lovely, fresh apples. So this past week, the season just starting, some of us did just that. Though the peach harvest around here did not fare well this year--too cold a winter--the apples are doing just fine.
|For the PYO option--Pick Your Own--you carry on up the hill, open the gate, and there's the orchard|
|Then you trot everything back to the road where you pay the woman in the barn|
|Or you can buy them already picked.|
|There's something about apples ...|