Aronia Berries

Aronia Berries When we heard nutritionists promoting aronia berries as the next greatest health food, high in antioxidants, three times greater than blueberries, we planted a bush. After six years we finally got enough to harvest -- about 3 gallons of berries. They are native to Iowa and were called "chokeberries" before the marketers and … Continue reading Aronia Berries

Sweet 16

My oldest grandchild just turned 16, my youngest just turned 2 ... and they're sisters.   One makes me feel old and one makes me wish I had more grandkids on the way. Sixteen is definitely a milestone: getting your driving license, more responsibility leading to more freedom, and, of course, the opposite sex.  I … Continue reading Sweet 16