Country Roads

 

The late Gerald Boyles shortly after Gloria (Boyles) (Garman) Schaefli was born. He had returned home from WWII and was helping his wife with household chores.

It's cherry picking time! The only problem is I don't have any cherry trees to pick from. Several years ago a cherry tree start was ordered from a seed catalog. After selecting just the right spot, the start was carefully planted, watered and tended. I could imagine all the cherries this tree would yield in the future, and all the cherry pies that would be made, but alas. The second year of its growth, the tree died.

Thankfully a couple of years ago, a good friend gave me some cherries that had been picked and sacked. They went in my freezer and throughout the winter months the cherries w...



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