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… on a recent hiking trip with The Boy I spied some yummy berries growing in a thick. I plucked a handful and ate them with out a moment’s hesitation. My son just eyed me suspiciously when I offered him some.

“But mom, what if they are poison and we both eat them who is going to be alive to tell the police what we ate?”

Well it least one of us is a responsible adult.

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  • Really nice and gorgeous blog!

  • Well, you could be happy that you've trained him well. 😉 Just glad they weren't poisonous.

  • I'm sure that the berries in question were actually wild blackberries and you were being the responsible adult.

  • I'm sure they could do an autopsy 🙂

  • MHL

    See, I say things like that all the time and my wife blames it on my years as a prosecutor or a public defender. But, this kind of insight from a child…he's a prodigy. 🙂

  • There is this berry tree by my place i think it is wild raspberries. I so want to eat them but i dare not try. NOw i see the birds eating them so i guess they are safe so one of these days im going to take a bag and get me some berries

  • Identification photo books are good, good things. They can tell you about what things are and how they look when ripe.Your stomach will thank you.

  • Maureen, where's the adventure in that? 😉