austin_dern (austin_dern) wrote,

Riding along on a carousel, trying to catch up to you

I figure to resume the narrative of my life Friday. I'm taking a bit of a holiday yet. Meanwhile, here's pictures from the Calhoun County Fair as we visited in 2017.


Approaching the Calhoun County Fair, 2017. We set out crazy late, like at rush hour, and all our normal parking lots were filled. The only one we could find was on the east end of the lot, which we didn't know was there, but it did mean we approached it seeing the sky snuggling towards its sunset, so there's that.


Also we could get some nice dramatic shows of light and cloud here. That's a Zipper ride on the right.


Young goat among the first animals we looked at. This one seems to be in his pajamas and ready for bed.


Oh, hi! You didn't need to get up for us. Thanks, though.


bunny_hugger communing with the goats. They seem to like her, which shows off their good judgement.


``Hello, Ladieeeeeeeeeesssss.''


And a couple of these fellows poking around, looking to see if they can swipe any hay from the next cage over, because that's always the better kind.


Cows being made presentable.


Presented: a bouquet of cows.

Trivia: The word ``rosary'' first appears in English around 1440 as meaning ``a piece of ground for cultivating roses; a rose bed''. Its meaning would turn to a set of prayers by 1547. Source: Semantic Antics: How and Why Words Change Meaning, Sol Steinmetz. (The link seems to be thinking of the rosary as representing a garden of prayers.)

Currently Reading: Hidden Harmonies: The Lives and Times of the Pythagorean Theorem, Robert Kaplan, Ellen Kaplan.

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