It's a day like today that remind you of the more important things - friends, family, good conversation & company, etc. - in life.
It's a day like today that make you nostalgic for things that have been and hopeful of things to come.
Today was a pretty historic one for me - first time apple picking. Ever.
(Yes, I'm 27 years old.)
Growing up in Florida, I never went apple picking. Strawberry picking? Absolutely. But apples, no.
It was so much fun! And the weather was absolutely beautiful - not too hot, not too cold. (All you need is a light jacket.)
Here are pictures from the day - I will spare you my apple jokes...
There will be many an apple in my lunchbox this week...
|She looks so "Midwestern", doesn't she?|
Yes, I even picked my own pumpkin to carve. It's sitting in the corner of my living room by the window - I'm hoping it will inspire me to carve something brilliant...or, at least, something cute.
And I will definitely be roasting (and eating) the pumpkin seeds.
There was a sign that pretty much summed up my feelings for the day pretty perfectly: