Rasberries can sweeten any day, and right now they are growing in abundance around us.
But Lydia has shown surprising patience in picking them and saving them for later.
Here are some things Lydia has said about rasberry picking (that relate to this book):
We better take them home and can them so we have some food for the winter!
Kerplink, Kerplank, Kerplunk (Sound of berries dropping in the bucket).
"One for the bucket, one for my mouth, one for the bucket..."
This girl, she's got lots of plans for her rasberries....rasberry juice, rasberry ice cream, rasberries for pappa.... (And here is a glimpse of some rasberry juice making, which was later translated into rasberry ice cream).