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Pumpkin Patch

Last weekend we took the fire truck down to the pumpkin patch to pick out a couple of pumpkins. It always cracks me up to see people driving really expensive SUV's so daintily. BMW X5's tip-toeing through the mud so they don't get dirty. Does it matter if the '74 Chevy gets dirty? Not really, no. Anyway, we walked the corn maze and bought 2 big pumpkins. In the past we have always gone clear out to a farm in Carnation. It turns into kind of an expensive, whole day "thing." This year I found a pumpkin patch that is basically right at the bottom of the hill where I live. Sheesh. Much easier. We still had fun, but were in and out of there and had time to go to Costco and run other errands.

On Sunday I got an email from Alexander's great-grandma. She was having a computer issue. Sounds like a computer emergency to me! We hopped in the fire truck and raced over. When we got there I flipped on the lights and sirens - because it was a computer emergency, of course. :-) Later we went to see "Mr Bean's Holiday." It was just ok. Probably a renter. I guess it is difficult to stretch out what is usually just a short sketch into a full length movie. It was kid friendly, but some of the British humor went right over Alexander's head.


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