My Grandfather would get so angry as even after he put nets over his cherry tree the birds would still manage to get a good helping. He loved my Grandmother's cherry jam and cherry pie. He didn't want them to steal all his precious cherries.
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Summers during WWII was spent at the shore in Michigan and just prior to the end of summer we kids would work with German POW's picking cherries on ladders just like this. We got ten cents a peck - do you know how many cherries make up a peck?