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Joash's Game

 We have been having some fantastic fall weather as of late. Nice sunny days with just a little crisp feeling in the air. It has been great. Yesterday, when I realized that we were desperatly low on fruit in the house, I decided it was time Joash and I went apple picking. There a nice little U-pick orchard just down the road from us. And when I heard that the Cortland apples were ready, we headed right over.

Joash enjoyed riding in the wagon. There were a lot of apples, but they were all on the smaller side, size wise. But that meant they were perfect for Joash's hands.
While I was picking apples, Joash sat in the wagon. He soon started a fun little game of dropping any apple he could find over the side of the wagon. When I was done, I put the bags of apples at Joash's feet. I figured he would be busy enough hanging on to the side of the wagon that he would leave the apples alone.  
 We started the walk back and I watched as Joash, not hanging on to the wagon at all, bent over and plucked an apple out of the bag at his feet, look at it, and then drop it over the side. Thankfully, I saw him drop the first one, otherwise this little Hansel would have left a trail of apples behind. So I stopped to tie the bags shut and we went on our way.

This game continued in bath time. Joash now likes to stand up in the tub. I don't really like it, but he is pretty sturdy on his feet. Last night he decided that he really didn't want anything in the tub with him. So, while standing at the edge of the tub, he proceeded to drop his rubber duck and the few other toys he has over the side of the tub. Then he would look at me and laugh.

What a kid!


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