Writer’s Workshop: My Favorite Fall View

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5.) Share a favorite fall view.

The Pumpkin Patch is a miserable place. It’s either muddy and overcrowded or sunny and overcrowded. Picking out pumpkins is a chore, standing in line for them to be weighed is obnoxious and then taking them to a second line to pay is stupid.

For the past two years it has been so crowded that I actually tell the kids we’ll buy our pumpkins at the grocery store and just walk around instead.

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I don’t even really LIKE pumpkins. Carving them takes both muscle AND an artistic touch, neither of which I have and then they rot on my front porch.

To be clear…no one in my family truly enjoys the pumpkin patch, but every year I make sure to set aside an afternoon for us to go.

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I can’t explain it. Those rows upon rows of rotting, orange fruit call me in.

We have to go.

They’re my favorite fall view.

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Now it’s your turn!

Mama's Losin' It

Choose a prompt, post it on your blog, and come back to add your name to the link list below. Be sure to sign up with the actual post URL and not just your basic blog URL (click on the title of your post for that URL). For good comment karma try to comment on the three blogs above your name!!

The Prompts:
1.) Something that scared you when you were young…are you still afraid?
2.) List 7 things you miss about being a kid.
3.) Write a post inspired by the word: bitter
4.) Hand your child a camera and share life captured from their perspective.
5.) Share a favorite fall view.

Link up!:



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