#110: Squirrels’ Ears

The proverb tells us to plant corn when the leaves of the oak trees are the size of squirrels’ ears. We don’t have a lot of squirrels on Nantucket but I’m guessing this is about right:

A scrub oak in our yard. 
A favorite trick of my childhood was holding up a buttercup under someone’s chin 
to ‘see if they liked butter’:
The buttercups are ready for another summer of predictions. And yes, I do like butter.

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