apple picking at stribling orchard

Awesome place to be!!

nomad, interrupted

Sunday, October 20: Today, we go out to Stribling Orchard in Markham, Virginia to pick some apples.  We have apple crisps and apple pies and apple butter and apple cobbler on our minds.  I guess after last weekend’s dreary and rainy Columbus Day holiday, everyone in northern Virginia has decided to get out of their houses and come here, because it’s packed with families of apple-pickers.  Oh well, so much for the peaceful, idyllic outing we envisioned.

On the way we pass this pretty little homestead.  A sign out front says “Mount Pleasant ~ Circa 1795.”

We pass a scary Halloween display in the town of Markham.

In the orchard, we grab a couple of apple-pickers and some bags to fill, and we head out into the orchard.  Luckily the orchard is big enough that we can get away from the madding crowds.  We spend about an hour filling…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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