Cherry season is serious business in Washington and a time to celebrate all things cherry. We love cherry pies, chocolate covered cherries, pickled cherries, drunken cherries, cherry ice cream, dehydrated cherries and so much more.
When going into battle against a rapidly spreading enemy that has you surrounded choosing your weapons carefully is paramount. Spring and summer is definitely the time for birth and rejuvenation on the farm. Unfortunately, that includes the 'birth' of a lot of weeds. Those suckers pop up everywhere!
I set the goal to visit as many meaderies as I could, and also get some shopping done. In retrospect I probably should have arranged the order of these two activities a bit better.
I arrived home from work, late in the evening one night last week and stopped at the barn to say hi to the horses, as I usually do. Hubs drove down the hill to the barn and rather than his usual greeting, he started with, "You just missed the show." This statement always strikes a bit of fear in my heart.