September 29, 2011

that bag is good for 5 lb of apples. enjoy.






on our way to the beach in maine, we stopped about 20 minutes inland to visit a local orchard and go apple picking. it's not something i grew up doing.

here in san diego, we have julian, a town known for its apples and apple pies. and also know for being far up a distant mountain and full of tourists. i've probably been 3 times total and i've lived here for 30 years and i don't think i've ever actually picked my own apples.

our maine visit was so quaint, so easy. the orchard, on a farm, where they sold apple cider donuts and hot apple cider, was the perfect setting for my first time.

now, ask me if i ate any of the apples...

nope.

i don't really like apples all that much. they make me feel more hungry, give me an empty feeling in my stomach. it's odd.

or maybe, i'm odd.



5 comments:

  1. I love Julian!! We used to have a cabin there and would go a few times a year...no apple picking for me though, either.
    Maybe we should make a trip up there this fall/winter...

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  2. Yes! Apples totally make me hungrier, too! I love juicing them though, with carrots, cucumber and ginger. Yum.

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  3. @krissy - i should totally try that! i'm juice challenged and need lots of good recipes.

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  4. This is my goal for October. Riley's farm is where it's at!

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  5. Orchard.Farm.Ranch.Whatever you call it. I can spend the rest of my life there!! Just saying...

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