Last night I had a sundae for dessert.
As I lifted off the bright red cherry from the whip cream
which was layered over chocolate sauce
which was layered over ice cream
I thought of the wood of a cherry tree
–wood that I worked with for a number of years
to make things that folks would buy:
especially boxes of different sizes and shapes.

I worked it along with walnut and oak and maple.

I also made spreaders that were made to be used with spreadable stuff like butter and peanut butter.
Oh yes, how I love to spread peanut butter!

That is one thing I can do even now  and I still have some spreaders made of cherry.

Though I cannot make those spreaders anymore
I can still  make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches which I really like better then eating cherries.     

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