The fruits of last year's wine making are almost ready to enjoy The photo is for my friend who made me the labels!
A lightning strike demonstrates the power of Mother Nature. You can see the line it took down the tree and into the earth. Never camp under a tree really comes into significance after seeing this.
Ahhhh the strength of a thread that holds these walnuts in their case. It is a matter of keeping the birds out of the tree and then picking them before my dog beats me to those which lie on the ground!
And my dear mother thought that a cane basket was more the image of a harvesting vessel! I have to admit that it does look better than a plastic bucket! and so much nicer to use.