Sunday, November 14, 2010

Tranquil Sunday

I decided to step out for a short walk today - a typical autumny-day - about 60 degrees F - as I walked along I saw neighbors out raking leaves, children playing, a really nice, quiet Sunday. My neighborhood (as seen in the picture below) is a treasure-trove when it comes to finding things to eat. Within 3 minutes of my house, one can find apple trees, mulberry trees, a peach tree and a wild pear tree, as well as blackberries, all "hidden in plain sight!" (Some are actually in the greenspace between steets and sidewalks!)

In the photo, at left you can see a fence and a tree, and difficult to make out, there are wild concord grapes that grow up on the fence and are up IN the treetops! The second picture shows the approximate size of the grapes, which are sweet-tart. I can't find cultivated concord grapes in the stores anymore. (By the way, can you guess which house is mine?)


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