October

In October we went to the Applejack Pumpkin Patch for the first time.  We usually get our pumpkins at church and don’t bother with pumpkin patches but since Jason is old enough to enjoy it, we decided to make the trip.  They had a cute measuring thing there but he wasn’t having it….until we gave him something to look at.

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so he’s about 3 feet tall this year.  He had a great time walking around the patch petting the pumpkins then we went back to the main area where there were swingsets, slides, a huge slide, goats to feed and pet, a kiddo tractor ride and other such fun stuff.  I think he really enjoyed himself 🙂

he enjoyed the swing more than it looks like in the picture

Jason has been keeping himself occupied around the house in whatever way he can think of.

 and yes that is a diaper on his head.  He’s also developed a taste for wasabi peas…they are quite good!

On October 22, Purdue had it’s homecoming game so we decided to attend.  Unfortunately, the day before we were supposed to leave, Jason got the stomach bug.  He was still a bit sick on Friday morning and we missed our flight by 5 minutes.  Which put us on stand-by for the rest of the day.  We got out of Wichita 3 hours later and got the second flight out of Chicago.  We got into Indy around 3:30pm instead of my originally planned noon.  It was too late at that point to go up to Yeoman and play mini-golf where Dan and I had our first date, which was a bummer.  It was a long day but Jason was feeling better so it could have been worse!  The game went well.  We won and Jason was very good the whole time.  We had lunch there and he fell asleep during the 4th quarter.  We hung out with our friends back at the tailgate site after the game and went back to Mike and Tammy’s house for the night.  It was great to see everyone again.  On Sunday we drove over to Muncie to spend a few days with my family.  We were joined for lunch by my aunt, uncle, cousin, grandpa and grandma so it was nice to see them too.  Then we had a birthday cake in honor of my dad and Jason.

The weather was kind of nasty on Monday so we mostly just hung out and caught up with my parents.  On Tuesday morning we went to the Muncie Children’s museum.  Jason had a lot of fun exploring around there.  After lunch I felt pretty crappy and came down with the stomach bug too.  It sucks to be sick on vacation but at least I was at my parent’s house.  I felt better by Wednesday which is good because that’s when we were scheduled to fly back home.  Our flights were thankfully  unremarkable.

Jason decided to be Superman this year for Halloween.  Of course when I say he decided I  mean I decided and yes he was Superman last year but the costume still fit!  I had to work and we weren’t going to any parties so I figured why buy a new costume?  Besides, he makes a great Superman

On the pregnancy front, the stomach bug totally ruined my “no puking while pregnant” record, but I hardly think that counts!  Anyway, I think the bloat is giving way to an actual bump…here’s about 14 weeks or so

 

 

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