It's the weekend again!
My, how time is flying right now!
It's time for my Weekend Walk post with Helen at A Flash Of Inspiration.
So, where'd I go this week?
Pretty much nowhere once again.
Last week it was the transmission repair that kept me without a car and this week Mr. H has been in a lot of back pain that resulted in doctor visits, MRI, and the bad news that he has a rather large cyst on his spine. He'll be needing some surgery, but we can't see the Neurosurgeon until late November. So anyhow, I'm home with him, he's not bed ridden or anything I just feel guilty going on a photo shoot when he's stuck at home and in pain. I guess I've said all that to say this...my walks will be very close to home for the next several weeks. I'll have to get really creative!
I was able to spend a very wonderful morning with my son and his family at the pumpkin patch. I never took my kids to the pumpkin patch. I really don't think I knew there was such a thing. We always picked out our pumpkin at the grocery store. I feel like they really missed an important part of childhood. It would have been so much fun. Well, they have their own families now and going to the pumpkin patch is one of their family traditions. Sometimes I'm able to go with them!
This is my son's family. His wife is holding their littlest, whose six months old, and my son is helping their oldest, whose four, find the perfect pumpkin.
Both of these boys just seem to absorb everything around them. They both look at things in a deep, concentrating way.
Isaac wasn't too sure about all those bright orange things surrounding him. He did finally relax and propped his arm up on the nearest pumpkin. Of course, the pumpkins were all out in the bright sunlight, so it wasn't ideal for pictures; lots of shadows.
There was a large culvert with hay bales piled on each side so you could climb over it or run through it. This is my favorite picture of Aaron. I love all that motion and his happy smile! I lost count of how many times he ran through the tunnel!
Aaron loves all types of trains. It doesn't matter whether they're real or "fake" as he calls them. He's on the train with his cousin anxiously waiting to pull out of the station.
Aaron helped me look through the pumpkins to find one with a curly stem. Most of the stems were cut off pretty straight and short, but he finally spotted one and it's perfect!
I also picked up some tiny pumpkins and gourds to put in my little blue doll chair.
It was a wonderful day with family and friends!
Lots of smiles and laughing!