Well the day has finally come! My Sweetie has taken tomorrow off, and after Meals on Wheels, we are going to the Texas State Fair. I love the State Fair! My favorite things are seeing the dogs round up sheep, the craft contests, especially the photography and the quilts, and trying new weird food. Tomorrow I'm going to try Fried Guacamole! That dude in the picture is Big Tex. He welcomes everyone to the fair.
The funny thing is we have done this so many times, we practically can do it without thinking and are usually through with everything we want to do in just a few hours. Because my knee is still not at 100%, I expect we will be there longer and take things slower this time. I also always win a stuffed animal by throwing darts at balloons. I am a Freaking Master at that! And I do it with my eyes closed! I'm also good at squirting water in the clown's mouth. (Always pick the spot with the freshest balloon.) I want to do all the fun and spook houses tomorrow, too. Well the ones where you ride.
I started a new thing last year - that we do something new. Last year we went to the Women's Museum for a special Marilyn Monroe exhibit and this year they are having "Costumes by Hollywood costumers and designers from the past 70+ years." That sounds like fun. Plus they have a new skyway air train thing that goes over the whole midway. The only thing is it's supposed to be very windy tomorrow, so that may not be running. Oh and they have a horse whisperer type show called "Spirit of the Horse." I hope my knee is good for the afternoon - which in case I haven't said, tested negative for arthritis. The little card didn't mention gout though. I guess I should call about that.
Anyway, I'm very excited about going to the fair. I've gone almost every year since 1981. I wish all of you could come with us. Instead, I will take lots of pictures and tell you all about it. Yee-Ha!