Tuesday, August 25, 2009

I won't be making it to the Canfield Fair this year...

... and I'm kinda bummed. Canfield, Ohio has a huge county fair and it's the one time of year I do my best to see the extended family for our annual Henry Hootenanny Hoe-down. But my mom is at the point in her ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) where traveling would be really difficult due to all of her equipment and day to day routine that simply makes life a bit more challenging. So, since we are missing the Canfield Fair this year, I'm bringing a happy photo to all of YOU! This is from a photo essay from Smithsonian Magazine, and this photo is by Dan Nelken.

And the best part... all the happiness and none of the smell. Enjoy!


  1. None of the smell on the usual 95 degree day. Big fan of the county/state fairs. Pig parades, lumberjack contests, the dairy barn filled with cream puffs...

  2. That's sweet. I love county fairs, too. Ours for Cuyahoga County was always in Berea. They probably don't have them in DC, where I live now.....

  3. Hi, I'm stopping in from SITS. I'm really sorry to hear about your mom. I know that has to be tough. I wish her and your family all the best. I hope the rest of your week is absolutely amazing!

    Many Blessings,

    Teresa <><


  4. Hi. Visiting from SITS. Happy sharefest. I love country fairs too. We have 1 coming up at the beginning of Oct.


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