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Autumn | A Loft Prompt

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”

Anne Shirley

This week at the Loft our theme is Autumn.

After a mentally, emotionally and physically taxing week, this is not going to be a deep post! I need some fluff to clear my head. I will see what I can do before I head to bed! If this does not make much sense, I am sorry. It is late and I am tired.

I used to not care much for Autumn. Everything getting icky and brown. dead leaves everywhere (because so matter how much I raked, I never got a pile of leaves worth jumping in…)….Winter has the hope of snow, Spring the promise of flowers, Summer has swimming, so, as a kid, Autumn was not my favorite season.

I do not care for the word ‘fall’ in reference to the Autumn season. Why say ‘fall’ when you can say ‘autumn’?

Now, however, I appreciate to lovely colors (I was trying to find a snippet I wrote about vibrant colors and such, but it’s super late, and I need to wrap this up and head to bed).

A newish family tradition we have is to go to my mom’s for a hayride to a pumpkin field and pick out a pumpkin. We will be doing that soon. I like getting pictures of the kids in the pumpkin patch.

Not the best quality, but the road leading to my mom’s house. The leaves are just starting to turn….
2013 in the Pumpkin Patch
2014 in the Patch
Hayride to pick pumpkins 2014

I like pumpkin everything, so come September, hubby gets to try all sorts of pumpkiny goodness. He said he never really disliked pumpkin until I started putting it in everything….

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We are going to provide a months worth of prompts each week so that you can be thinking and planning for the coming weeks.

This Week’s Prompt: Autumn

October 28 Prompt: A Picture Prompt – take a look at the picture below and write a post about how it speaks to you.

October 28 - Picture Prompt at The Loft
October 28 – Picture Prompt at The Loft

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4 thoughts on “Autumn | A Loft Prompt

  1. Aw, your pumpkin patch photos are cute!

    I had to grin at your husband’s saying he never really disliked pumpkin until you started putting it in everything. What? He doesn’t like pumpkin flavored coffees, soups, breads and etc. and etc.?

    Thanks for sharing at the Loft, Robbi!

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