We went to the animal fair

Do you know The Animal Fair song? My mom used to sing it to us when we were little and I have no idea why it’s running through my head at the moment. But it is and that’s that.

We went to the animal fair …

dairy show

The birds and the beasts were there …

showmanship champs

Fortunately, there was no baboon by the light of the moon, combing his auburn hair. 

Just horses, pigs, cows, chickens, rabbits, turkeys and sheep. I think that’s it. Oh … yes. The wildlife. I can’t forget the wildlife exhibits. They are pretty thick on the ground.

triple trouble

These three could write their own Where the Wild Things Are storybook.

My wild thing does get serious, straighten up and pay attention every once in awhile …

judging

For a little bit, at least.

It’s fair week. It’s hot. And the kids love every single second. (So do I … but mostly I love the seconds that tick by before the heat index hovers around 100 and after it falls in the evening.) My new perfume is Eau de Dripping-With-Sweat-Rolling-Down-My-Back.

More photos to come. And also … a song to end the day!

Go exploring! You may enjoy these previous posts.

5 Comments

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    rebekah July 17, 2013 (5:37 pm)

    I just have to say, “thanks a lot!” Now I have it stuck in my head!

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    Nanny July 17, 2013 (5:42 pm)

    I still sing that song!!! Hey how about a closeup of that sign in front of the judge with the Baker kid names on it!!!???

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    Katie July 18, 2013 (9:06 am)

    @Rebekah… that’s exactly what I said! 🙂

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    Melissa Wells July 18, 2013 (8:19 pm)

    Beautiful cows!!! Hope they all stayed healthy in this obnoxious heat!! I have to say I have never heard of that song before.. I watched the clip, and well, quite frankly I am very disturbed!!! Even more so by seeing those children sing it.. hmmmmmm lol!

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