Saturday, August 25, 2007

Farewell Fair

Well, its over.

I am beyond exhausted. My ears still ring from tractors/ monster trucks/ lawnmowers/ antique engines/etc. I've snuck into places I shouldn't be, had conversations I should've already had, reveled in moments that will only magnify, and wished I'd jimmied open more doors to walk through. I've hung with bullriders and politicians and politicians who are bullriders. My alarum clock has thrown its hands up in disgust and walked out on the job in frustration as many times as I would've gladly thrown temper tantrums if I'd had an ounce of energy. Well over 2000 pictures patiently wait for review and uploading.

We've gone through days of chill and rain, we've pushed 100 and swum in outrageous humidity, today we pulled through the likes of a tornado.

I've been fantasizing about pitching a tent in some wilderness--the only soul for miles.

...Yet tonight there's a lump in my throat as I leave--is this ALL?


  1. What an Event!

    Permanent implant.

  2. This is a beautiful post. I always wondered what it was like from the other side of the fair. Thanks for the lovely insight.

  3. Very nice post. I love the horse.

    Thanks for the comment on my blog.

    I just bought the Lumix and am learning to use it.

    My pro cameras that I use are both Canons. They weight a ton with the lenses.

    We were at the Darke County Fair and I took pictures there and those are on my website. at if you are interested.

    Thanks again.

    Abraham Lincoln

  4. of course that's not all Virginia...

  5. :-)

    Cy, Virginia say, "our eternal Christmas is just beginning...!"