I realized yesterday afternoon as i sat in the back yard on a beautiful sunday afternoon, combing the chaff out of the 1825 liters of blue berries that we had picked on Saturday; that blue berry picking is more than just picking berries; it's deeper, it satisfies a major hunter, gatherer, forager ethos inside....one that our society has mostly come to forget. N's not about to complain about this love for fruit harvesting, nor am i.
The new secret patch found by fellow blueberry fanatics, produced. All i can say is that it's beside the Trans Canada Highway somewhere between Thunder Bay and Vancouver.
Oh brother, hot like summer this weekend. Perfect excuse for hangin out at the beach and swimming in lake superior with N and O. Windy as all get out, but all that cold air coming off the lake pretty much shuts down any good wave production. Strawberry picking followed by strawberry gorging. Leafy salads and a cold beer. Summer.