2. I don't gamble, but were I to start it would be on horses. I LOVE watching a horse race. And not just because it reminds me of the Ascot scene in My Fair Lady (Definitely one of my all time favorite movie scenes. Ever.) It's just so exciting to pick a horse - based almost exclusively on how pretty I think it is - and cheer it on.
3. The majority of the stuff you can buy at the fair is pretty dumb. Like this toilet paper holder.
Friends, If I see this in your home I will be so embarrassed for you that I won't be able to look you in the eye ever again.
But if I see that you have purchased this:
5. Let's face it, if it weren't for fair food the place wouldn't be nearly as charming. The only problem is that there are so many options you don't know where to start. Here's the trick, get one of everything and share. We had the usual, chocolate milk, corn dog, bloomin' onion, funnel cake, ice cream, but we also tried something new - the Potato Tornado:
A potato on a stick, deep fried and covered in a suspicious, yet delicious, powdery substance. Winner.
6. And finally, a tip: DON'T RIDE THE RIDES!
You guys! That is a ROLLER COASTER ON STACKS OF WOOD!!!! No doubt set up by some 17 year old carnie making minimum wage with an acne problem that is only slightly less worse than his marijuana problem. We could have tossed our stick from the Potato Tornado at it and the whole thing would have crumbled.