Gettin’ Spooky

We’ve been getting into the Halloween spirit this October.

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Henry’s tried out a lot of different costumes. Sea otter was the last idea he had, but I can already feel his interest shifting, so before I get sewing, I’ll be waiting a bit.

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Henry’s also been taking a lot of pictures around the house. I guess he noticed I had been dropping the ball lately.

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We’ve all been away as well. Joe took a trip out to the Great Smoky Mountains with some college friends.

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The boys went to the cabin with the Novaks, so Joe and I had a weekend at home together.

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Not sure what’s happening here, but it looks fun!

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Joe and I went to Faribault and Northfield, and the boys and I spent a weekend in Des Moines as well. Stuffed animal fun is the best.

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We went to Living History Farms, which was just as cool as I remembered it from childhood. Of course, we had spend some time looking at the old tractors, which is definitely the least interesting part to me.

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The horses were  more my style

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The boys were glad they don’t have to use most of the contraptions we saw! This one actually looked kinda fun, though.

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Walking from the church to the “town”

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On Sunday, Bret, Leslie and I explored the cool new/old neighborhoods of downtown while the boys hit the Science Center with my parents. Henry loves a wind tunnel, that’s for sure.

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Back home in Minneapolis, there’s a house near us that has about 50 electric jack-o-lanterns, and it made the boys reeeeally want to decorate. So we placed our Grandma Jan creations all about the house and added a few extra flourishes here and there.

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Perfect fall scene. Homework spread out in front of Halloween décor and tea accoutrements.

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Window cling fun! Thanks, Grandma Penny

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And here goes Hennie with the camera again!

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Charlie and I coming back from the bus stop

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Our “spirit wear” came that day, so I tried on my new shirt.

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Happy Fall, y’all!