Thursday, June 30, 2011
Sign of Summer
It felt closer to winter than summer while walking in this cool rainy weather. And then I spotted them. The salmonberries had arrived. A welcomed sign of the season since childhood. Those glorious orbs of orange and red adorning the bushes along the path. A little later this year, and a little less sweet but there they were. Some for me, a few for the dog, the rest for the bears. As a child, picking these berries in the forests of my neighbourhood always brought such delight. Thankfully, that joy of such a simple pastime has remained.