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Nothing beats autumn in New York, but I've decided Texas is pretty nice, too. We've made it a tradition to go to the Texas State Fair (next weekend) and the Dallas Arboretum (this weekend) every October since we have lived here. The arboretum is really great all year, but I especially enjoy the pumpkin and gourd displays going on right now. I love the patterns that are created by the pumpkins as they line up to make the little houses. And I Iove the way the gourds fit together like puzzle pieces on the wall. The colors are so inspiring! It's a perfect October family outing. Now I'm looking forward to eating some fried butter and fried Frito pie next weekend...

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I love the Arboretum too!

10.4 | Unregistered CommenterLauren

I'll have to remember this when it comes time to plan 2011's Haunted Harvest's (Vegas' version).

10.5 | Unregistered CommenterKrissy

There is something magical about pumpkins, gourds, and squash! I love the colors and shapes. Also with these lovely veggies comes the cooler weather!

o.K. i'm moving to texas... that's it.

11.1 | Unregistered CommenterJennie

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