Pick me

I love any and all of the traditional Fall fun activities– picking apples, picking pumpkins, drinking cider, eating cider doughnuts, sneezing through hayrides, running through corn mazes, you name it.  The brisk air, the smell of wood fires, the pleasant dankness of wet fallen leaves, the cinnamon&nutmeg-spiced everything…Really helps to fight off any looming autumnal melancholy. …

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Mums?  Check.  Pumpkins?  Of course– picked fresh off the vine at the patch.  Crisp, sunny days?  Oh yeah.  Chilly, moonlit nights?  Yup.  Fall officially arrived September 23rd, but it wasn’t until more recent weeks that I could truly feel it, and perhaps even more so, smell it.  Woodsmoke, brisk new northern breezes, and the sweet …

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