Apples

 

We seem to have a bumper crop this year.  There’s already a bowl of stewed apple in the fridge (to which my hero turns up his nose) and the trees are shedding their fruit faster than we can pick it up.

 

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At times like this, I get choosy.  This morning I went out and picked another bowlful, rejecting any fruit which were less than perfect.  I knew that some friends were going to be glad to share them.

 

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Then of course, there were a few plums dripping from the tree.  They’re nearly over, but there’s still a few more which will hopefully hang on till I’m ready.

 

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It being the first of September, it’s also the first day of Shimelle’s Learn Something New class and there are decisions to be made.  Will I construct my book traditionally with glue and scissors or set myself the challenge of working digitally this year?  Shall I create a book of pages or use envelopes in which to tuck in any related bits and pieces?  Just as I was thinking I’d wait and see how it goes, I came across a whole bundle of nearly fifty envelopes I made from magazine pages some years ago and when I looked closely at the subject matter of the very first picture, my decision was made.

 

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Not only that, but there’s a suitable envelope there for later in the month too, because travel is planned ;-)

 

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So, with a set of very fitting images there, it looks like I’m set to make an envelope book, though I plan to work digitally to create whatever is going to go into them.  This year, I have company too because Dorothy and Mary are signed up too.  I think it’s going to be fun.

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