How to spend a summer day

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Let your garden run wild in the hot summer sun and your kid be half naked all he wants!

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Pick the reddest ripest Nanking Cherries on the bush ( a super hardy bush cherry that does great in Southwestern landscaping)

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Wash in cold water in the hot sun

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Take your time, this is one of the best parts!

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Roll them around in your little fingers and giggle

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Dust off the old Cherry pitter and crank to your hearts delight!

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Get as messy as you want.

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Soon enough you will have a bowl full of Cherries.

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Decide to make a pie

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Roll it out and mark it with a B

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Put it on the oven (outdoor oven or solar oven if you are lucky cause it is simply too hot to bake a pie inside!)

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Wait for it!

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Give thanks

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and thoroughly enjoy!

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