Many of my friends worry about how the Tea Party can be held at bay. As for me, though, I wonder whether participating in political activism is akin to drilling for oil while the dinosaurs are still alive and roaming the earth.
I guess I had always looked at apple picking as a chore, not a way to spend a pleasant autumn day. But I was intrigued by the idea, so I decided to join my housemates. One nice thing about living in Madison is that it's only a twenty-minute drive before you find yourself in a rural area, so we journeyed a few miles east of town to a local orchard.