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Blueberries in the Cherry Capital

After my street sale excursion yesterday, I drove up to Buchan’s Blueberry Hill to pick blueberries.

The farm is almost at the tip of the Old Mission Peninsula.  I drove the scenic Peninsula Drive to get there.  Sheer torture, I tell you!

I can’t believe I’ve lived here for 16 years and never knew about this place.  I would love to have brought my kids here.  Some of the blueberries were the size of grapes, and you could sit down in front of a bush and pick dozens in one spot!  In fact, that’s exactly what I did..

Two hours later, dripping with sweat (sorry for that visual), with 12 pounds of blueberries in my buckets, I was ready to call it quits.  I think I photographed everything BUT the blueberries in the buckets.  Oh yeah, and my body dripping with sweat.  Lucky you.

Here are some pretty pictures I took at their farm to get those awful images out of your head.

When I got home I put most of the berries directly into the freezer.  Minus the pound or so I ate in the car on the way home.

They freeze so nicely and are great to snack on.. frozen or fresh.


This is the place where I post a scrumptious recipe that I will use with the blueberries.  Unfortunately, I don’t cook, bake, or can.  Good thing I wasn’t born a pilgrim.

August 2, 2008 at 10:40 am 7 comments


I’m having my first blog contest!!  (Yippee for you)

I stumbled on a few weeks ago.  It is a relatively new venue to buy and sell royalty free digital images. 

The more views the photos get, the higher in the queue they are, resulting in a higher chance to actually sell them.

How to enter the contest:

Go to Snapvillage and enter JMillen in the search window.  All of my photos will be displayed.

Click on the photo in my collection that you like best to view it.  Post a comment including the item number (found just above the top right hand corner of the photo) in a comment back to me here.

For example, this photo’s item number 43-00436492

The winner:

will be randomly drawn from all entries on Monday, July 21, 2008 at 6pm EST.  The more unique comments you log, the more chances you have to win.

The prize: 

Two cards of the winner’s choice from my Etsy shop.


If you are a photographer, perhaps you’d like to post some of your photos to SnapVillage!  Its free!

July 14, 2008 at 11:18 am 18 comments

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