Over the years I've managed to keep apple picking a recurring event we do each Fall. I've come to the unfortunate realization that the kids and Jeff don't love it as much as I do. They tolerate it. Some years more peacefully than others. Ian says he'd prefer to go apple picking every 2 years. He thinks going yearly is a little too much. Sam enjoys the 'picking' part but doesn't enjoy the 'going' part.
I plan for us to keep coming back each year. It is my hope that years from now the kids will look back on our apple picking excursions with fondness and realize how special it is. They just don't know it yet. :) For the third year in a row we've gone apple picking with the same family. It certainly helps for the kids to have friends with them.
|No matter how much Sam doesn't want a family picture taken,|
I will still get the shot.