Sunday, October 16, 2005

PUMPKIN TIME -- One of the pleasures of having Eleanor in our lives is including her in our established family rituals. A favorite pilgrimage we make every year is to Apple Hill just above Placerville in the Sierra foothills to visit the pumpkin patches that proliferate there. We made that trek Saturday on a fall gorgeous afternoon and Eleanor (and Dennis and Terri and DD) had a wonderful time looking just the right pumpkin for Halloween. Eleanor also enjoyed her first pony ride (detailed below). We also may have purchased a frozen half-baked apple-blackberry-sour cream pie at Boa Vista fruit stand, and we also may have eaten it a la mode after dinner Saturday night, and it may have been fabulous, as always. Eleanor will have to wait a year or two before joining in that particular ritual ...  Posted by Picasa


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