Mixing business with pleasure is always easy for me at the Fair. I LOVE the Fair. This time of year reminds me of my birthday (which is Friday, September 3rd, hint-hint Daddy-O). I needed to deliver more wall hung Ravens to the Bad Girls of the North fair booth today and agreed to meet 3 girlfriends at the Fair just as it opened for an afternoon of chick Fair fun. Another treat was Bad Girl Vicki had a FREE ticket waiting for me at the gate. My friends and I
all agreed to eat our way through the Fair along the Green, Purple, Red and Yellow trails after reading an article by Julia O'Malley on the good and the bad of the Fair food. Hands down all of us agreed that the deep fried cheese curds ROCK and we'd have been in big trouble if we had them with our beer in the Sluice Box! The sun was shining, we'd been shopping, laughing, dreaming of raising chickens, mini-goats and the curds were hot and the beer was cold... The 2010State Fair Official Beer -Kassik's Cream of the Coop which went down smooth after a tamale, a Gyro and a Fireweed Honey ice cream waffle cone. Normally, I would have fit in Taco Dans and Friar Tucks Corn on the Cobb... Here's a link to the master list of Fair fo
Today a new Alaska State Fair Record was set for this pumpkin at 1,101 POUNDS! Grown by Dale Marshall of Anchorage -yaay Anchorage, usually these monsters are grown by people in the Valley. Way to go Dale!!