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Pitter patter

July 10, 2016


Babs has been over at King Orchards improving the shining hour by picking succulent dark sweet cherries.  If you pick your own, you can have them pitted with this clever machine.   If you prefer to trot into the store and pick up a pack of pre-picked cherries, you can purchase another clever machine and […]

Giant tree lobsters and other good news

February 12, 2016


I have been following Oregon Public Radio quite closely this week and was delighted to discover an NPR story about the Giant Tree Lobster.

Real cider up on the third ridge

October 21, 2012


I was over at King Orchards buying more apples when John King told me the news. They were getting a cider operation going again. Now this is really news, because they used to make cider—and very successfully too—but decided if they were going to work that hard they might as well just go ahead and […]

Never too many apples

October 1, 2012


I've been holding out on you. I know you've been worried, what with the failure of the cherry crop—and the peaches and the apricots and the hay and the honey—that we'd be wasting away Around Here.

Cute kids, excellent treats, and a new toy–what more could you want?

August 5, 2011


I had to tell you about these before I forgot where I sampled them, because you would never forgive me if I knew about something like this and failed to mention it.

Late-breaking news: Cherry industry awards

January 26, 2011


You know these people. The Kings.  That’s Betsy in pink, She Who Gives Pie.  John’s next to her.  Rose is in green.  You remember her from the apricot canning workshop, right?  And over on the left is Jim, her husband and co-Grandparent of a First Grandchild.  He’s on the Torch Lake Township Planning Commission, too, […]