What Falls In The Fall: Attack of the Osage Oranges: Everyday Magic, Day 100

Sitting on the porch this evening with the heavy and fast wind coming and going, the branches swinging down and back out, and the leaves falling down in tumbles, I kept hearing them: giant thumps around me. No surprise, the Osage Orange trees hugging the woods here are full of Hedge Apples (who says apples and oranges don’t come from the same tree?). They’re big, green, brain-textured and human head-sized. Although I hate scary movies, I love the sound of green brains falling swiftly from the trees.

One thought on “What Falls In The Fall: Attack of the Osage Oranges: Everyday Magic, Day 100

  1. I am just coming to appreciate Osage Orange. Growing up in SE Kansas, they were a given, always there. Now I see them in a new light in many ways. Hubby has been making some shawl pins from hedge cut on his family farm. I have added the hedge apples to my autumn decor of pumpkins and gourds…

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