Apple Picking

image


I began picking apples at Tougas Farm as a youngster. My mom often took a herd of kids to the orchard withher. She ran a small in home daycare when we were little, and our neighbors had a family of six who often joined us on our field trips.image

I was thrilled to be able to take Jasper to Tougas Farm this year. He ran around the petting zoo, yelling “baa!” and pointing at the sheep. He quacked at the ducks and oinked at the pigs. The day was a success, and we hadn’t even started with the best part of the day- the tractor ride!

 

Jasper’s favorite word right now is “tractor.” He was beside himself with excitement as the tractors approached, and brimming with joy as we hopped on for our quick ride to the other side of the orchard.

We wound our way to the Galas and Fujis, and it was wonderful to share my childhood memories with Patrick and Jasper as we plucked luscious red spheres brimming from the trees.

Jasper now refuses to take cut up apple pieces, as he now knows the joy of having the entire red ball of fruit to himself.

 

imageimage

Advertisements

Please stop and leave a comment! I love knowing who stopped by, and what your thoughts are!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s