There are way too many great things about Fall but, if you were to twist my arm, I suppose I could admit that my family’s annual pilgrimage to our local pumpkin patch is my favorite part of this splendid season. In fact, we’ve already gone, even though it’s only been fall for technically four seconds. Of course, my phone was in my hand almost the entire time (although, admittedly, I was too busy taking photos and videos to text anyone). However, had I been thinking a bit more clearly, I may have sent some of those classic texts every mom sends from a pumpkin patch, giving everyone the opportunity to live vicariously through a digital version of our adorable adventure.
Surely, there’s no reason why my friends and family — who were probably going about their days in normal early-fall ways and not stomping through a pumpkin patch — wouldn’t have wanted to be bombarded with a play-by-play, right? Doesn’t everyone care super strongly about pumpkins and gourds and crisp autumn air and how much dirt got on my jeans? Don't they want to share in our slightly early celebration of all things Fall? (On second though, don't answer that.)
OK, OK; I can admit that, perhaps, my enthusiasm for fall and its related field trips is slightly over the top, but don’t most people at least have some affinity for visiting pumpkin patches? I mean, mine can’t be the only feed that’s exploding with posed pumpkin photos. So, with that being enthusiastically said, let’s take a look at what some of those texts from a pumpkin patch actually look like: