Between our house and our daycare is a special summer treat: the Secret Berry Alley.
The Himalayan blackberry is a particularly noxious weed in the Pacific Northwest. It grows, well, like a weed; in our mild climate it is nearly impossible to kill; eleven months out of the year it is a useless, irritating tangle of nightmarish spikes that rip cloth and rake skin.
But...in August the berries get ripe.
So, without further digression: the Secret Berry Alley