For those who are not geographically aware of this bloggers location, the following statement won’t mean much:
It’s State Fair time!
Living three blocks from the fairgrounds is a good or bad thing depending upon what you think of the fair.
I get most of my fair jollies just sitting on the front porch. Watching the parade of happy people walking to the fair early in the day as they park somewhere beyond my house.
And, then, I am blessed with the occasional treasure of seeing the exact same people coming back later that night… transformed.
Tired, broke, sun burnt or freezing (it’s Kansas, you know) and almost always “less happy.”
This people watching is a little thing I have learned to enjoy in the last seven years of living here in Hutch. I do it every year as I listen to the concerts from the comfort of my porch swing.
You know what else doesn’t change?
That’s amazing to me.
- They set up the rides in the exact same place that they did in previous years (although some of the rides change).
- They do the concerts in the exact same venues as every year gone by (although some of the artists change).
- They have the same vendors in the same booths making the same claims as they did in every year past (although some of the prices change).
And, honestly, I love it. Continue reading “I’m All Out Of Love”