Monday, September 07, 2009

Fair Days

I think I have a love hate relationship with the fair. And the older I get the heavier the "hate" side of the scale starts to tip. We always seem to choose Labor Day to go to the fair, and that is the same day everyone else and their dog (literally) chooses to go to. We spend a million dollars, and the freaky people that come out...well, they are a whole story unto themselves. Choking on all the second hand smoke. Waiting in lines 3 years long to use the bathroom. It is a nightmare. And yet....we still go....every year.
Because I have to get a Pronto Pup corn dog. (And a few other goodies as well.)

And the kids have to get in one or two, million dollar rides.







And as soon as we see cutie pies like this, we've forgotten all the reasons why we hate the fair and remember all the reasons we love the fair. (Piglets one day old. Perhaps the cutest things I've ever seen!)

And now we're already looking forward to next year. (Well some of us are. Jarom is in bed with a massive headache vowing never to go again. We'll see....we'll see.)

8 comments:

Natalie and Quin said...

7 piglets!!! Wow! They are cute.

Brenda said...

You are brave!!! Looks like you had a good time though! We took our kids to the fair in Wyoming this year instead. It is less busy, and a little bit less of the weirdo's, but it still feels a little weird to not go to this one!! I think I can handle only 1 fair per year. (Carson wants EVERYTHING at the fair!) I hope your hubby feels better soon! It was good to see you on Sunday:)

Grammy said...

Of course, there are no words to describe those stinkin' cute piggies. (The corn dog eating and expensive ride riders are also included.)

Gina said...

I. Hate. The. Fair. The end.

Kat said...

We went last year for the first time in forever. And I was reminded why it had been so long. It's sooo stinkin' expensive. Close to a day at Disney. Outrageous! And then Madalyn came home with a free ride pass and wants to go again. Like a free ride pass is going to put even a dent in the amount of cash we will have to dole out...

Willy Happy Mama said...

I have come to Hate the Fair as an adult and Love the memories I had as a kid. I agree with your surmize. Gotta love/hate the fair!

Piggies are so cute! I had piglets when I was a child.

Tonya said...

Oh... no worries. Jarom will go again. The fair is a must. It looks like lots of fun. We hope to make our fair this weekend.

Cherie said...

We go about every other year. There is seriously nothing like fair food - it is greasy and sick and delicious!!! ha ha
Cute pic's of the pigs!