Cut Yourself A Little Slack — Apple picking

The Five Emotional Stages of Apple Picking

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The Five Emotional Stages of Apple Picking

This month, in a fall-themed edition of "activities that sound more fun than they are," we have...APPLE PICKING. The cycle is always the same...   Stage 1: Delusion "I have an idea! We should go apple picking! The days are getting cooler, the leaves are turning, it will be the perfect fall activity. We'll have so much fun. Everyone, put on your sweaters." Stage 2: Persuasion "Remember? You loved apple picking last year! We got to ride on a tractor and I made all those pies, remember? Well trust me, you loved it. It's going to be the perfect fall activity....

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