locally grown blueberries given to us by local friends makes for a good pie...
...and did I mention my landlord Junco is Japanese?
Leftovers are for the dwellers of the cabin ;)
"When they see a drop of pond water under a microscope and see the myriad of minute variety of life and then they look up and see the planets and the stars and they begin to feel the awe and wonder and beauty of life and the theory of the even beyond..."
-Phyllis Wallbank Washington
"i believe this [learning for the sake of learning] is how as humans we come into fruition. unless we think for ourselves, we are sort of like unripened fruit. existent, but tasteless. and we must be enjoyed (our thoughts explored and applied) before it's too late and our minds are rotten (our thoughts wasted, we become stagnant and spoiled.) our being cumbersome and meaningless to the universe until our bodies decay in the earth and we are given a second chance, born again as the blueberry bush for the bears to feast on, the sapling of a giant oak for the squirrels to seek refuge in, or the dandelion for the babe to pluck and ponder at, the very action we should have participated in before our deaths. i might sound all hippy-dippy, but hey. this is true. this is the circle of life."And she's right! Often I catch myself saying "hippy-dippy" things too, but who cares?! That's just my social training alarming me to conform or be judged. I'm through with that. Research is important, even if it doesn't take place in a laboratory. I like what he said:
"If you can speak what you will never hear, if you can write what you will never read, you have done rare things.”