oh the fair

IMG_4983 The county fair was in town last week. The fairgrounds is across the street from my parents' house, and now since we live on the same street, of course, across from our house.

Growing up, my brother and I worked all week at the fair. Great family friends of ours operated the largest local (and best IMO) concession stand...right under the grandstand. Best location ever! When they tired of doing it, it was passed on to our family. Funnily enough, selling cokes, cotton candy, hot dogs, and popcorn paid for our college! It was fun, but after several years some of us had had ENOUGH.

Needless to say, I hold a fair amount (see what I did there?!) of sentimentality towards this week full of tractor pulls, demo derbys, and country music.

Over the weekend, I went to the fair with Rachel and company. It was overcast and cool--totally weird for the fair! And with the smoke from the tractor pull billowing over top, it looks like we're in a war zone! It was fun and I got some adorable photos of the girls.

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