wouldn't grind all that well through the meat chopper and so most of us suffered constipation because the berries were hard to digest but Oh
At harvest, they come into our fields in droves and strip the chokecherries
and saskatoons of their fruit, not to mention the mushrooms and other delicacies.
When she ran out of jelly jars, she canned the whole chokecherries
in quart jars, then made them into jelly after we had eaten the first batch
and how to buy a house in the big city.
The bend in the river followed us for days and above us the sun doubled and redoubled its claims Now we are in a house with forty-four walls and nothing but doors Outside the trees, chokecherries
, mulberries and oaks are cracking like limbs We can do nothing but listen or so someone claims, the Ice Man perhaps, all enclosed in ice though the night has been shortening our days and coloring nights the yellow of hay, scarlet of trillium, blue of block ice Words appear, the texture of ice, with messages etched on their shells: Minna 1892, Big Max and Little Sarah, This hour ago everyone watched as the statues fell Enough of such phrases and we'll have a book Enough of such books and we'll have mountains of ice enough to balance our days with nights enough at last to close our eyes
are large shrubs or small trees that grow along ditches, riparian areas and in disturbed areas.
contain hydrocyanic acid a very potent poison that can cause death in concentrated doses.
have been planted along our Main Street and Railroad Avenue where they thrive.
Saskatoons, pin cherries, chokecherries
, and gooseberries grew at the edge of woods where they ripened to perfection.
I made pemmican from dried moose meat, tallow and chokecherries
and served up ducks and beaver.
Wild black cherries and chokecherries
abound on our Cooks, Michigan homestead.
Just before Christmas, the GRIT editorial department forwarded a letter written to me by a subscriber, Doris Zankowsky in Norris, Montana, who'd read my article on chokecherries
Wild grapes have dried into nothing resembling raisins, and chokecherries
always seem to collect mold (juicing these fruits, I think, is the way to go, although Indians ate a lot of dried chokecherry cakes).
These are red and black currents, thorny gooseberries, thorny raspberries, chokecherries
, pincherries, sea buckthorn, mayday, eastern cedar, lilacs, green ash, spruce, balsam and most pines.
Pin cherries, chokecherries
and fat, juicy saskatoons draped the hillsides.