State Fair and Rodeo

Onesome- State: What state (or territory) do you live in? Have you lived in any other(s)? Where would you like to live? And as a bonus: Any idea what year your state became a state?

Texas, our Texas. All hail the mighty state!

I haven't lived in any other states, but I was born and lived in Panama for 3 years before coming to Texas. Sometimes I dream of running away and starting a new life and the city I always imagine is Seattle for some reason even though I have never been there. I think I'd like it there. Also New York City. However, I don't have enough money and I'm not brave enough to make that big of a life change.

Twosome- Fair: Or amusement parks: Did you enjoy them as a kid? What was your favorite ride? How do you feel about them now? Ready to go wander around one again, sampling funnel cakes and corn dogs and riding rides until you're sick? ...or would you rather just enjoy the entertainment or stay home and avoid the crowds?

Not amusement parks so much, but carnivals. I love photographing them. I like all the lights and colors, wandering around watching the people and of course the carnival food. I'm not much of a rider.

Threesome- And Rodeo: Have you ever been to or watched a rodeo on TV? Did you enjoy it or consider it a barbaric spectacle? If you liked it, what was your favorite event? Ever tempted to race barrels or ride a bull yourself?

It's funny but even though I got to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, I spend most of my time at the livestock show and the carnival. I haven't really been to the rodeo portion. I think barbaric is a little strong, but I have a feeling bull riding would not be one of my favorite events. Looking at some photos from the rodeo this year it looks like the chuck wagon races would be a lot of fun. I'm going to try to go see some of the events next year.

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