Collective Term for Persimmons

There are a plethora of collective terms for groups of animals. Here are a few examples: a group of cows is a herd; a group of geese is a gaggle; a group of owls is a parliment. There are also collective terms for non-animal groups: a bunch of grapes; a forest of trees; a batch […]

Persimmon Leaves

I’m taking a sabbatical from my fig leaf renderings for a bit (see Fall Fig Leaves and Fallen Fig Leaf), but not from leaves altogether. The persimmon tree in the next yard extends several branches above the fence, into our yard. We get the leaves and our choice of the fruit that hangs over. When the fruit […]