Sunday, October 5, 2008

Keeping the Doctor Away: Fruit Picking, Vol. 1

With the coming of fall comes our yearly trip to Shelburne Orchards to pick a bounty of delicious apples from the trees, some of which were turned into a bubbly trough of Apple Crisp, Brown Betty to its friends, for last night's dessert. Picking apples is a surprisingly low maintenance enterprise and takes virtually no time at all, which allowed us more time to focus on our real goal, the acquisition and devouring of cider doughnuts. And on that score, I can report, in the words of our fearless leader, George W. Bush: Mission Accomplished.

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