Sunday, October 23, 2011

we thought about going to the pumpkin patch….

but we ended up here instead.
Well first we went on a hike, and then we stopped here on the way home.  Ever since we moved here, four and a half years ago I’ve wanted to stop and take pictures here.  In every season it is beautiful.  Every season. 
2011 10 20_01fall
On this particular day the light was perfect, golden and happy…just looking at the pictures makes me feel warm inside.
2011 10 20_02fall
My little people were even cooperative, and they look so big….when did that happen?
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They used to be much, much smaller.
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But I adore where they are now, even though I will always miss those little babies that they were.  2011 10 20_11fall
2011 10 20_14fall
I’ve heard it said before, the days are long but the years are short.  It’s so true.  Sad, but true.
2011 10 20_15fall
In a blink, they are nearly as tall as their mom.  (That’s not saying much for this mom, but you know how they grow…like weeds I tell you, like weeds.)
We might not make it to the pumpkin patch, but that’s okay.  We sure had fun.  And Fred Meyer has a pretty good supply of pumpkins these days.  :)

6 comments:

  1. oh wow, i love those photos. i want to hang out with you and your lovely kids. what a blessing that all worked out for you to capture them like this. i know it's a rare feat!

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  2. That is one of my very favorite spots too! Last summer I convinced Todd to stop there and I did some pics of us with my camera on a tripod. :)

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  3. Love the pictures. I'm printing the first one as a future picture to paint. Colors are amazing. The pictures of the kids are awesome. You captured them beautifully.

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  4. "the days ARE long, and the years ARE short!"

    lovely.


    beautiful colors.

    looks like a place near us. i need to stop and go there. the days are definitely long enough to!

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  5. Love the photos and the setting and makes me love fall even more. Thanks for posting...awesome pictures of the kiddos! And you are right, they are not little any more; missing the babies but loving the changes too.

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