Raspberries

Raspberries

As a kid working in the raspberry fields, in Lynden, WA, it was always about how many pounds did you pick?

15 cents a lb. toward school clothes and money for getting into the HS football games. I think the most I ever picked in one day was 200lbs or around 30$, I was on top of the world. Looking at a raspberry at times brought stress thinking of those long days in the fields. Days of hoping to hear to impact heads of the irrigation running for some flooded relief in the July heat. Today I grow raspberries in my garden, how much did I pick? Just enough to enjoy. Peace.

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2 thoughts on “Raspberries

    1. Thank you Carol, as the seasons tend to do, this summer of remodeling, gardening and fishing has kept me from me from a place I have learned to cherish, being among a caring, respectful, creative community that is the blogosphere. Peace to you my friend. I look forward to catching up on your posts.

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