Just as we entered the gates, the first thing that hit me was the smell of manure.
The Armada Michigan, 2009 Annual Fair was in full swing.
We walked through the 4H area and
Then, we headed over to the area where the demolition derby had already begun. Don's father and brother were in the packedlikesardines grandstand with Don's three little nephews. We made our way to them and ska-weeeeeezed in between the other sardines.
My-oh-my, what a riot! We all picked our "winning cars" and it began. I was so into it, I forgot Don's dad was sitting right there, forgot my "sweet lady demure" and began
Nothing like the Armada Fair Queen and her Court throwing beads out into the grandstands during the demolition derby!
Off to the beer tent. Wow, just wow. [said the city girl] Look at the size of this tent! They had a great band and one dancer. One, one handed cowboy dancing 'till the cows come home. The mechanical bull had a few giving it the ole I've-got-a-few-beers-in-me confidence try.
As we left through the gates, the first thing to hit me was, I had quit smelling manure 5 minutes into the night.
When's the Romeo Peach Festival?