Harvest - Oct 03, 2022 Apple picking time. A skeleton crew this year for the 15th consecutive year of picking apples in Mondamin, Iowa. Thought for the Day: Good apple pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness. Jane Austen.
An overcast sky and mid-forty temps made for a crisp day of apple picking near Mondamin, Iowa. No tree climbing was allowed so teamwork was necessary. A dad and uncle support a 10 year old picker, while young cousins catch the harvest below. Thought for the Day: Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is … Continue reading Apple Picking
Where did this odd ball come from? Picking apples at a commercial apple farm near Mondamin, Iowa has become an annual fall ritual for me and the fam. Clean country air, several varieties to choose from, and lots of fun. I found this half yellow, half red apple in a row of Chieftan apple trees; … Continue reading Mutant Apple
This will be my last post for a couple of weeks. While you're out picking apples, I'll be in New England. See you in a coupla weeks; thanks for reading my blog. Thought for the Day: He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else. Ben Franklin