By Wayne Erbsen
Why is it that when you drop a slice of bread that you’ve just slathered with peanut butter, it always lands peanut- butter-side down? Maybe it’s the same cosmic forces at work that cause the best apples to be at the very top of the tree. That’s the predicament I found myself in yesterday as I contemplated how I was going to get some juicy apples down from 35 feet up a tree that was too skinny to climb.
But wait! I’m getting ahead of myself. It all started this fall weekend when I was up at