Friday, September 30, 2016

West Texas Fair and Rodeo Part 1

It's been a few weeks, and I've only had time to post this now.

We went to the Fair a couple of times.. once to see Judith's winning entries to various categories there, and the second time to do everything else.

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It was a pretty day, and still quite warm when we got there.

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We went right for the building where Judith's entries were, and we were glad for the air conditioning.

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Judith had won something like 20 first place blue ribbons plus best in show and whatnot; it was super impressive.

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I was glad for the person who had come up with the idea several years ago, to put a "coloring table" where kids who weren't quite into the exhibits could spend their time and be creative.   We were there so early this year that the pictures had not been colored in at all yet!

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That would soon change :)

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The antiques section is always interesting,

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as are the "everything Texas" ones.

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I was a little disappointed that the petting zoo area wasn't open yet, but we still tried to make the best of it.

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*to be continued*

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Happiness Is...

A much loved camera...

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and a cute pencil box for school..

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

In Your Face.

I didn't even get close to getting any of the good hair genes in my family.  I once went to a hairdresser as a grown woman, and the lady giving me a haircut told me it was like my hair never went through puberty.  I personally, think it never came out of INFANTHOOD.

So when I have a child with a hair like THIS, it leaves me extremely proud and in awe, and THANKFUL he got his dad's hair genes.

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The things that you can stick a ™ on.....

I wouldn't have known that you can trademark the words "Church Chair" had the little boy not been messing around with the chairs at church after Bible Class, and I happened to catch what was on the bottom of those chairs...

Like, woah.

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I don't think I remember asking the boy to make that face, tho...

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The Power of Flora

Happiness is this week's gladiolus,

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and hanging dangly potted plants at my kitchen window. ( yes, I need new blinds... )

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