A “Berry” Tasty Road Trip

Mija and I took a short road trip this afternoon in hope of scoring fresh strawberries. (For the "Last Man Standing" fans, we wanted actual ripe strawberries--not the incandescent light bulbs that Baxter and Larabee bought in the back alley of a hardware store...) So, we headed down Route 51 south of Carbondale to Flamm … Continue reading A “Berry” Tasty Road Trip

Strawberries and Memories

Strawberry Season is upon us in Southern Illinois, and it brings many sweet memories with it. Believe it or not strawberries were probably one of the few things that we did not grow on our family's acre and three fourths in the country. (Gooseberries-check, rhubarb-check, asparagus-check, strawberries-uh, no?) So, we piled into the family car, … Continue reading Strawberries and Memories