|The family pickers|
One of those things is Apple Picking in the Fall. When I was younger, my family would go to this one Apple Orchard every year and pick apples. We would spend an entire day there, packing a lunch, having a picnic, picking apples, sometimes thrown a ball around. Those days were just awesome. I remember them so well. A few years ago, the wife and I started apple picking again. While it was fun, there was something missing about it.
A few weeks ago, we took Riley apple picking. Not just the wife and I, but the whole family. grandma, Grandpa, and Auntie. The best part is it is the same orchard that I went to as a child. So not only did we continue with the tradition, but we continued it at the same place. This orchard allows you to climb trees, eat as many apples as you want in the orchard and then you just pay for what you take out. We went last year, but Riley was way too young to enjoy it. Not this year. This year he was running around the trees, picking apples from trees, helping Grandpa fill his bag.
Sometimes its the little things that I enjoy, and this was definitely one of those. Yes, apple picking is fun, but knowing that my son is doing the same thing I did 30 plus years ago makes it all that much more special. I can't wait to continue to do other traditions with Riley and the family.
|How many apples can I fit into my mouth|
|Grandpa I got one!|
|Dad, can we get this pumpkin please?|