Corn Dogs, Barrel Racing & a Tantrum

Today the kids and I went to the Hartford County Fair. Here is the run down of the days events.

  • Arrive @ 3:25 pm
  • HOT!
  • Cherry Icee
  • 4 pm: Canoe Races/Canoe Jousting/Log Rolling contest
  • Seeing Pastor Kim (our Children's Pastor) and her horse Stomp
  • HOT!
  • Hot Dogs, Corn Dog, Bucket-O-Fries, Lots of Water
  • Cows, Sheep, Goats, Llamas, Alpacas
  • 5 year old boys rolling in the dirt
  • 6:20 pm: Pastor Kim finally in the Exhibition Barrel Run line up (# 83 & #90 out of 100+) which started @ 4 pm
  • Shade and not so HOT
  • Talking with Pastor Kim, Jess Fetrow (who can't pick a low # out of a bucket), Mike & Tami, the Dixon Girls, the Parsons
  • 7:35 pm walking to the Grandstand to see the Rough Truck contest.
  • Stop for a pee break. Then a fill up of Iced Tea and Lemonade.
  • Head towards the Grandstand infield...WOW, so many rednecks. (Don't get your knickers in a bunch, my hubby is a redneck.)
  • Realize that it is standing room only and kids are TIRED
  • Suggest we check out the other side of the Grandstand.
  • Mr. Man realizes we are heading to the parking lot
  • Crying ensues
  • Other moms nod and smile in sympathy (or more like "better you than me")
  • Full tantrum beside car as big SUV waits for my compact car-size spot. Move on moron, nothing to see here.
  • A/C
  • Begging and crying for me to turn back most of the 30 minute drive home
  • Falls asleep 5 minutes before we get home @ 8:30 pm
  • Strip Mr. Man's clothes off in the hallway because that is as far as he made it into the house
  • Put him in the tub crying
  • Dressed and in bed by 8:45 pm

Did I mention that the Hartford County Fair is in the town of Croton which is in Licking county.

Drag Races @ National Trail Raceway next Saturday. Woohoo.

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