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What's Been Going On

The truth is, not  a lot. We have been getting back into our fall routine with Coffee Break for the first time this week, so that was fun. We have also been harvesting stuff from the garden, including this whopper of a potato.
 I am pretty sure this is enough potato to feed us all for one meal, so that is fun. Joash likes to dig watch me dig potatoes. He has has yet to touch one straight from the ground yet, but he is good moral support.

We have also been looking at a lot of tractor magazines. Wilbert went through a whole stack he had and found a few old ones for Joash to enjoy. I will admit, I am getting sick of looking at the same magazines all the time, so new for the stash where a welcomed break.
It would be one thing if I could actually read the articles, but Joash insists on turning the pages so quickly, repeated pointing at the same ,"Tractor, tractor, tractor," that I don't even get a chance to get started. Oh, well. So far most of his phases like this have been pretty short lived, so we will see how long it goes into next week. Otherwise, some of the tractor magazines might start to mysteriously disappear...

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