Country Life Update

by Richard Brookhiser

The record breaking 8-gram blueberry, grown by my neighbor, Zachary Wightman of Kerhonkson, N.Y., has been surpassed by another of his blueberries, this one weighing in at 9.1 grams.

In one of Saki’s short stories, the people in some place in the English countryside wake up every morning wondering whether “a new strawberry has happened in the night.” They weren’t world record holders, baby.

The Corner

The one and only.