Awesome place to be!!
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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