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It’s Pumpkin Farm Season

A toddler with a knit monster hat stands in a sea bright orange pumpkins. He squats down to grab two pie sized pumpkins. To the left a grown up’s legs in jeans stands next to him.
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As a child, pumpkin patches existed in Charlie Brown’s world, not mine.

Now, I can’t drive three miles from my house without passing one.

Is this a recent phenomenon? Or maybe a Midwest suburban thing? Who knows.

The first time we visited one, we allocated an hour max. We planned to take a…



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Adrienne Parkhurst

Mom. Wife. Writer. Editor. Healthcare Freelance Writer. Lifetime Learner. Flawed Leader. Sharing my life lessons through personal essays and memoirs.