Be joyful even though you have considered all the facts...practice resurrection. -Wendell Berry

Sunday, September 20, 2009

the 138th tunbridge world's fair

our friends, teresa and dan, came up from ct for the weekend.
we had never been to the fair and saturday was a perfect fall day, so we went!
we crossed a footbridge to get from the parking area to the fair.

we watched the cavalcade of livestock from the grandstand.
I fell in L-O-V-E with these oxen.
are they not beautiful?
the next generation gives me hope.
a vintage canvas banner in the floral hall.
we also spent a good bit of time in the livestock barns.
some more beauties, the same color as the oxen!
a prize winning bouquet.

home for supper...
and back out again, this time to the Chandler Music Hall, to see
Tom Rush on stage.
he put on a really fun show.

and today we all worked out it the sunshine, 
gathering downed saplings and branches from the woods.
(thanks dan and teresa, for your help!)
next time we're up, we'll cut the wood into sections that will fit in the woodstove.
we'll stash it in the woodshed, so it can season for next year's fires.


  1. Sounds like a perfect day in glorious sunshine. We too had a glorious sunny day here in UK. Not a breeze or cloud in the sky. Sue x

  2. I love country fairs. I agree, they're a breath of fresh air in more ways than one!