Sunday, October 13, 2013

Way Down Yonder In The Pumpkin Patch

Hello future readers,

This past Friday, Miss LaSalle took us on a field trip to the Springfield Farms Pumpkin Patch. It's about 10 miles outside of town, so we had to take a school bus to get there.

The bus ride was fun. We were joking and laughing. Then Lisa started singing , "Pick up the pumpkins and put 'em in the basket way down yonder in the pumpkin patch".  So we all sang the rest of the way there.

When we finally got off the bus, it was really beautiful. It looked like something out of a painting. Far out!

Miss LaSalle told us we could run around, but not to go where she couldn't see us. We were allowed to pick one pumpkin to take home.

Danny spotted the pumpkin he wanted right away. The rest of us wanted to look around a little more.

About half an hour later, after everyone picked out their pumpkin, Miss LaSalle had us pose for a group picture before we got back on the bus.

 It was a really super day. I couldn't wait to get my pumpkin home and carve it with my mom. I always have trouble with the mouth.  Anyway, we all had a great time. I'm glad we have a groovy teacher who takes us on field trips. Do people still grow things like pumpkins in the future? Or do you push a button on a computer and things just appear like on "Star Trek" or "The Jetsons"? I think it would be great to have an outta site garden, but we don't have room for one. But since I can't grow my own vegetables and fruits, it's great to come out to a farm where all kinds of things grow.

Until next time, future readers,
Your friend,
Julie Newman


  1. We have a garden, and don't worry, we grow tons of things!

    1. Oh, that's good to know. It would be really sad if people stopped growing things.

  2. Did you crochet the ponchos and hats yourself?

    1. Note from Julie's doll mom: Those ponchos and hats were Ebay and Etsy purchases.