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Sunday, August 12, 2012

Reflections on a fair, thoughts on a ferry
By Geoff Kirsch


from:  http://juneauempire.com
Posted: August 12, 2012
Two weekends ago my wife and I took our four-and-a-half-year old daughter and almost two-year old son to the Southeast Alaska State Fair, and though we barely spent 36 hours there, we did just about everything there was to do.
We/I…
 ….rode the carousel, pet baby farm animals, got our faces painted — well, one of us did — sat in the cockpit of a Black Hawk helicopter — well, one of us did — and ate multiple meats on a stick as well as three different varieties of fried bread dough.
..heard live string band after live string band after live string band, interrupted only by an uncomfortably erotic performance by an acrobatics troupe from Portland.
…got balloons, lost balloons, cried, then got more balloons in a seemingly endless cycle all weekend.
…camped in torrential rain.
read more at:
http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-08-12/reflections-fair-thoughts-ferry
 
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