A Great Day

Yesterday my Beloved, our daughter-in-law Erika, and I took Thomas and, Wonder Woman, err, I mean Riley to a Halloween-themed train ride, a ride on a carousel (we looked for Flora Belle the carousel horse but she must have been on vacation), and to a pumpkin patch. Fun times!


Wonder women!



I found a good use for the baby stroller after Thomas picked the biggest pumpkin in the patch! My adult kids reminded me that we enforced a rule when they were growing up: “You’ve got to be able to carry by yourself the pumpkin you select.” Good rule!



Thomas hanging with some friends.

With Love,



About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren. I manage a wealth management firm that I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of approximately 60 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and the beauty of kindness and nature.
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4 Responses to A Great Day

  1. ksbeth says:

    so cute! and the pumpkin in the stroller is so funny!

  2. utesmile says:

    The baby is probably less heavy than the pumpkin. Good choice to put it in the stroller. 🙂

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