Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Creeping In

When I was little one of my favorite books used to be Too Many Pumpkins! If you haven't read it yet, it's about this lady who used to hate pumpkins her whole life, and when she was an old lady she had a truck that had tons of pumpkins on the back smash onto her lawn, basically covering this poor old lady in pumpkin mush. Furious, she buried the pumpkins remains with dirt. In the spring, they came up. Then, she yanked the pumpkin branches out of her yard and threw them away. They came back. Pretty soon, she stopped looking out her front window for months, and then one day forgot and came back to see something like this:
Crazyness. So she decided to make pumpkin soup, pie, seeds, anything and everything else and sold them. The rest, she carved out of jack-o-lanterns. Overall, she grew over her hate of pumpkins and started to love them. Sorry for this, but I just had to share.
Something about the fall makes me shiver in this excited way that melts my soul all at once. What does fall make you feel like?

How can you not love this picture?


  1. I love fall. I love the coldness that creeps over me, the way my lips chap, wearing jeans and boots, picking pumpkins, having a nice steaming cup of tea or hot chocolate. Fall is my favorite time of the year, it's also my birthday time =) (Nov 24!) This post was so lovely, and I never read the book but maybe I'll buy it for my sister and read it to her =D Lots of endless love <3

  2. The leaves when they change colours! And that cold, crisp air in the morning. =)

  3. I've never heard of the book. But I'm bound to read it now!

  4. FINALLY! Someone who loves fall as much as me! (: Hahahah I love to log on and look through the posts for "Bug being bug" (: HAhah and that is weird about our grandfathers! X's and O's, Hannah.♥

  5. PUMPKINS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!