Took the kiddos to the nearest pumpkin patch. Lots of first this year. First Halloween since Jeff and I have been together where we didn’t go to our usual: Bates Nut Farm in Valley Center. It was bittersweet. The trip I had this October to San Diego was a solo trip, so there was no visit. 🙁 We really go for sentimental reasons, if anything, but these pop up patches sure have a way of getting you in to the holiday spirit.
Not a big blog post but I wanted to share our afternoon in mostly photos. It’s the days like this that make life what it is, make it worth the living. I saw a post a week ago with no author, but I wanted to share it here anyways. It’s meant to be uplifting, it’s meant to be encouraging. I know nowadays we could all use a little more encouragement than anything, so here goes:
As we grow older and hence wiser, we slowly realize that wearing a $3000 or a $30 watch, they both tell the same time.
Whether we carry a $3000 or a $30 wallet/handbag, the amount of money inside is the same.
Whether the house we live in is 300 or 3000 sq. feet, loneliness is the same.
You will realize, your true inner happiness does not come from the material things of this world.
Therefore, I hope you realize, when you have mates, buddies and old friends, brothers and sisters, who you chat with, laugh with, talk with, have sung songs with, talk about north-south-east-west or heaven and earth – – That is true happiness!
SIX UNDENIABLE FACTS OF LIFE:
1. Don’t educate your children to be rich. Educate them to be Happy. So when they grow up they will know the value of things not the price.
2: Best awarded words: “Eat your food as your medicines. Otherwise you have to eat medicines as your food.”
3: The one who loves you will never leave you because even if there are 100 reasons to give up he or she will find one reason to hold on.
4: There is a big difference between a human being and being human. Only a few really understand it.
5. You are loved when you are born. You will be loved when you die. In between, you have to manage!
6: If you just want to Walk Fast, Walk Alone! But if you want to Walk Far, Walk Together!
SIX BEST DOCTORS IN THE WORLD:
5. Self Confidence and
Maintain them in all stages of Life and enjoy a healthy life.
The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for.
<3 Hope you’re all having a lovely week! -Talia
^My expression says it all.
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