I absolutely adore Fall! For me the with the arrival of fall a certain magic occurs. Perhaps it is a magic that is composed of more than just one thing. While I cannot put my finger on this magic I can say that I am not only completely enthralled with the crisp air and the changing on the leaves but they activities that come along with it. From Harvest Festivals and hay rides to trips to the pumpkin patch and crisp apple cider I love it all.
This weekend was our first pumpkin patch visit; I say first as we will make the rounds before Halloween actually arrives. While making our way through the sunflower and corn fields (seated within a wagon filled with bales of hay), I was mesmerized by the sunflowers; the way each blossom danced in the breeze almost in unison with one another looked much like a dance choreographed just for us to view. While, the sky looked blustery and cold we were blessed with a lovely fall day complete with the perfect breeze.
Choosing a pumpkin is no easy feat, as not only are the fields covered in perfectly shaped beauties but the pumpkins are HUGE. As we made our way through the field of vines which held lovely orange orbs and spotted a wee garden snake here, I could not help but feel that this was one more of the many reasons we left our suburban life for our new rural one.
After much thought and hard work in the end the little man decided on three pumpkins, one for each of us in our wee family; one very lovely pale shaded beauty and two rather large traditional pumpkins. A delightful day for sure, one that I will cherish always.