John Blalock

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Texas State Fair Part 1

This may take a couple of posts.  Went to the State Fair with Rachel’s grad class so that they could do some perspective drawings.  Though I started to suspect that it was for more carnal purposes when the instructors and students started to stuff their faces with corn dogs!

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Some things we did:

Said hi to Big Tex (and listen to his instructions on the importance of handwashing):

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Looked at the displays, such as this lovely one about famous Texas Latino Mixed Martial Artists:

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Ate more food:

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Contemplated fried food:

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Considered purchasing knives:

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Improved our personal appearance:

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Were Wowed!

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Oh, and did some perspective drawing (not me):

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Goodbye state fair!  See you next year!

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3 Responses

  1. Rachel says:

    mr banana and scooby are in the background of the ice cream shot!!

  2. Madeleine says:

    Okay, I’m pretty envious right now. Growing up, we got a day off of school each year, called “Fair Day,” so we could go to the Texas State Fair if our parents would take us. My uncle has a mean “Big Bill” impersonation and dreamt that his voice would be used on the recording. Ah, corny dogs and funnel cakes…

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