blackberry girl

there are brambly blackberry bushes everywhere around here. they tangle their pokey, prickly way into yards and spaces between houses and along the edges of fields and parks. they are vicious and invasive and terrible. and covered, at the moment, in delicious berries. josephine is in love with picking blackberries and usually can’t resist picking just a couple at each bush we walk past. one morning, ned suggested that i use blackberries as bait to get josephine out on her bike. so we headed to the nearby bike path and walked/strolled/biked along, stopping every couple feet to gather berries.

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this is how tilly felt about the outing:

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then we made a tiny crisp:

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tiny, but big enough to provide a nice bedtime sugar rush:

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One Response to “blackberry girl”

  • grandma susan Says:

    i do want to come have blackberry crisp with you. i love this story of the day. it is a total complete package of life. xoxogma.