And I realized just how much I stay at home during the daytime. I had been
There are trees dressed in gorgeous leaves, like these orange ones.
The kids (and a friend) dressed up to go to a local fall festival. My kids are the ones in black: a spy (Josiah, age 11) and a ninja (Grace, age 7).
What does a ninja do with her candy? Sort it by type, of course.
...Unless she is feeling less ninja-like and puts it in a silver goblet.
Grace's silly pumpkin face that she and Josiah made:
Spooky is often a matter of perception and conditions. For instance, this photo looks rather spooky...
but the original photo does not.
And some people think cemeteries are spooky...
but Grace does not. In fact, when I stopped by a local cemetery where I've taken pictures before, she asked if she could get out because she saw a vase that had toppled over. She enjoys righting vases as well as placing loose flowers back where they belong.
Here's another cemetery shot on that same afternoon, looking up a hill in another part of the cemetery so that the lighting is changed. Spooky or not?
Grace spied more toppled vases, so we both got out of the van to walk among the grave sites. I found these four homemade grave markers--all for infants--that have piqued my interest. (These are part of the family plot you can see on the lower right side of my previous photo.)
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