Remembering those fall Sunday afternoons

Way back in the days before television or things tech worthy and time wasting, we had free and joyful time for things like stalking the best chinquapin trees that had a possibility for the best crop, best persimmon, best walnuts, best pecans, best quince, best rows of blue ribbon sugarcane.

The location stalking was done on these Fall Sunday afternoons. All these things except blue ribbon sugarcane and quince would be taken for the simple joys of childhood sometime after the first frosty days in November.

Blue ribbon sugarcane and quince were taken in October before the first frost bite could...