The Brighter Writer


Cutest Kid In The Patch!

I'm in love with traditions.

One of my favorites is hitting up the pumpkin patch. I did it as a kid, as a teenager, as a twenty-something, and continue to go now with my own family. There is something familiar about corn mazes, hay rides and the smell of fall that I have a longing for when this time of year rolls around.

Kalynn's first trip was just a few short months before she started walking in 2010 to Tanaka Farms in Irvine, California. I had been there plenty of times prior, but saw it from a completely different point of view with a crawling lady baby by my side.

We went back to the same patch last year but Kalynn and I were both sick.

So we tried another at the Irvine Park Railroad the following week when we felt a little better.

This year, we visited the Northern Colorado Corn Maze with a breathtaking view of the Rockies as a backdrop to an already gorgeous farm.

Jason was in New York this week, so we braved the corn maze by ourselves and made it out alive.

There was even a bouncy house!

Here she is right in the middle of a jump and a giggle:

You just can't beat this view!

Next up, it's time to carve!

More on that the next post...