Sunday, June 3, 2012

Some Strawberries For You


One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Tonight is the strawberry moon, so named because this month is the very short season for harvesting strawberries. There were no clouds, so I got a clear shot of it. My granddaughter Anne Marie goes to the strawberry patch every year. As you can see, on her first trip she hadn't quite got the hang of it yet. I think her shrieks were causing a bit of ear damage to her friend, who looks quite pained, though trying to continue eating her berry. The last shot is about five years later, I believe in the same strawberry patch, and what a difference!


“But what happens when we live God's way? He brings gifts into our lives, much the same way that fruit appears in an orchard—things like affection for others, exuberance about life, serenity.”
Galatians 5

A few things have come up, so I will be off the computer for the next two days. I will miss you all, but hopefully see you on Wednesday!

35 comments:

Karin said...

Just sitting here looking at the moon - wondering why so many folks around here are a little looney! We're enjoying strawberries and even watermelon already! Hope your days off are not too strenuous!

♥♥♥irene♥♥♥ said...

I love strawberries too! =)

SD ~ Dawning Inspiration said...

I hope you are okay!

Cute pictures!

reanaclaire said...

Beautiful photos.. they make great postcards! love their cute faces..

EM Illustrator said...

I love strawberries :) Lovely pictures. Have a great week!

SquirrelQueen said...

It looks like Anne Marie has got the strawberry thing figured out now. That is the cutest photo of her. I didn't know about the strawberry moon. I love strawberries!

pembrokeshire lass said...

Love the pictures and your thoughts! Sometimes He does bring fruit into our lives but through painfull ways and it's only in retrospect that you can see the way of His working. Joan

Ma said...

I love seeing Anne Marie as a baby. Berry cute:)

Parsley said...

Aww...precious photos. I love the memories I have of my daughter in the berries.

Sandra said...

love that last shot, she is a little model, isn't she. posing just right with that killer smile of hers. i love a good strawberry patch and love them while warm from the sun.

From the Kitchen said...

I'm with Sandra. Let me have mine warmed by the sun if possible! Love the photos!

Best,
Bonnie

Becky Jane said...

Oh my, that middle photo is just so precious and funny! Your granddaughter looks so beautiful in that last picture...what a blessed grandma you are!

Lynn said...

Ginny, I truly love these pictures. I used to take my little girls to pick strawberries with me back in NY state. Anne Marie is such a beautiful child, she glows from inside out. Like, you, life keeps giving me less and less time to blog and visit dear friends like you. Am going back and try to catch up with some of your posts. Take care, my friend.

Linda said...

Ginny, great post...lovely pictures!

RoeH said...

I'm so-so on strawberries but I love to pick 'em and eat 'em. She is so cute.

wildlifewatcher said...

Hi Ginny, Wonderful Moon photo and also excellent pictures of your Granddaughter and the berries. I enjoy Strawberries but can't eat many as I get hives at times. Have a great day and a nice coming week! I like that Goethe quote you included.

Glenda said...

I got a great shot of the moon last night, too! But I didn't know it was the strawberry moon!

Kim @ Stuff could... said...

I did not know there was a strawberry moon but you captured a great pic of it

Ann said...

Glad to see that Anne Marie changed her mind about strawberries :) That first picture of the two girls is too cute.

DawnTreader said...

Haven't had any Swedish strawberries yet this season, but I did have some imported Belgian ones a couple of weeks ago!

Remington said...

Awesome moon shots!

Cheryl @ The Farmer's Daughter said...

Wonderful post, Ginny! I love strawberries, too. Cute photos of your little g'daughter. See you on Wednesday!

Neal said...

Awesome moon shot! I love to look at the moon using binoculars or a telescope.

George said...

You got a great picture of the moon, and the pictures of Anne Marie are priceless.

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

Yes,that is quite the difference. I just enjoyed a juicy strawberry tonight.Yummy!

Chatty Crone said...

I loved to see your little granddaughter little too! She is so cute. I love strawberries and cherries too. Love, sandie

SweetMarie said...

I love strawberries! These pics of Anne Marie are just priceless! See you on Wednesday!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Strawberry Moon, huh???? I hadn't heard of this ---but I did know that it's a full moon tonight...

I love strawberries and we've enjoyed some fresh ones for awhile now.. Hope we continue to get them for awhile.

Cute pictures of Anne Marie--especially that last one. She's gorgeous!!!!

Hugs,
Betsy

Nature Rambles said...

Wow Ginny...I'm so fascinated by the way the moon gets its name according to the season. Thanks for sharing these beautiful pictures! The strawberries in our region (cultivated nearly a 100 kms from where I live) aren't all that sweet. These ones from your patch must taste heavenly!

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

Ginny, I had been admiring the moon, but didn't know it was the strawberry moon! Thank you for that interesting tidbit. Ann Marie is just too cute in the strawberry patch. They do change so quickly!! blessings ~ tanna

S. Etole said...

The strawberries will soon be ripe here. My DIL makes wonderful freezer jam from them.

Mary said...

What a lovely post, Ginny. The header photo is stunning and the glimpses of Ann Marie are very sweet. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

Rose said...

Does she eat as many there as she brings home???

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Yum! She's so cute.

See you around tomorrow then!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

My strawberries are doing really well this year! I guess all the rian we've been having is good for them.