Many of you will remember that I, um .... kinda 'missed' the Electric theme last week. Part of the problem was that I wanted to take new photos for it, rather than dig through my stash, because the County Fair was in town. I took me a bit to get them processed because I was
There are lots of reasons people go to the fair. The rides, the animals, the crafty competitions, the atmosphere ... but here in the south there is one reason that surpasses all the others. It's the food!
Elephant Ears, Turkey Drumsticks, Funnel Cakes, Foot Long Corn Dogs, people come to the fair to eat ... and they spend a fortune doing it.
That's not to take away from the whole "Bright lights, big city" aspect however. It is an 'electrifying' atmosphere.
There's just that something about all the lights, and the colors, and the sounds ... that nothing else ever quite measures up to. The very air is charged with excitement.
And oh yeah, did I mention there were rides?
And with that I'll say good night leaving you with this last shot taken a couple of years ago. I couldn't not include it because it's one of my very favorite shots ... and the first one I thought of when I saw the 'electric' theme and the one that inspired this entire post ...
Good night Gracie.
Be sure to catch tonight's first feature "Candid" the post immediately preceding this one *wink*