Thursday, April 14, 2011

The Clark County Fair

I've been complaining a bit the last month or so that it already feels like summer here, but it got so chilly last weekend that it hailed. We never get hail here, especially in April. Weather is always crazy come fair weekend.

Rob with an angora rabbit.

We ended up with a disproportionate number of Gwen pictures because I had laryngitis and took the older kiddos (they could read my notes), while Ben took Gwen on the little rides. And he had the camera because it was too easy for the little darlings to ignore me when I wanted to take a picture. Thanks for recommending the Cybershot, Heidi. It took great pictures, even though it was cloudy and rainy.

I thought the best attraction this year was the stunt show. They had an escape artist, Kristen Johnson, the only person who's ever escaped the Chinese Water Torture Cell in full view. And she did. It was so cool. I found a YouTube video of her performing it elsewhere, if you want to watch. She really starts the escape around two minutes in (not that I think you should skip the handcuffs ect.), and the Wikipedia link above mentions Johnson in the "Modern Interpretations" section.

What did you do last weekend?


  1. Hi Myrna :) I love fairs. Your babies look like they had a great time.

  2. Last weekend we looked at real estate. (Mostly for fun.)


  3. We went to the fair on Friday. Probably the best day weather-wise! My kids had a blast and didn't want to head home after being there for 6-8 hours, but I was pooped!
    Looks like you guys had a lot of fun too. :)

  4. Ah, just great pictures. Gwen has a great smile.

  5. Fun! Looks like you guys had a good time. These pictures make me even more excited for summer. Can't wait to see you guys soon!