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Year Two, Day 119: Shaking of the Tail Feathers

Precious baby calf

CCR Cover Band!

My daughter and son-in-law had been planning to go to the Oregon State Fair today. They had an extra admission ticket and invited me.

At first I declined. My daughter gave me her look and asked me what important thing I had to do today.

"Lots of things," I blurted. "Laundry, the gym, piano practice, blog..."

She rolled her eyes at me. "You do that everyday.

I poured a cup of coffee and pondered. I realized, of course that she was right.

So I went to the fair!

We had a blast!

I ate fairly reasonably- pineapple chicken, peach smoothie, corn on the cob and a coconut popsicle.

Oh, and then there was the handful or two caramel corn, but I ate that really fast so it doesn't count right?

The highlight was the live concert. The CCR cover band played all of Creedance Clearwater Revival tunes. And we found out two members of the band were from the original band! The drummer and the bass player, who were both 71! And dude, they rocked!

I jumped to my feet when"Bad Moon Rising" started. And I didn't sit back down until after the encore.

 I danced that caramel corn right off, baby!

I haven't had that much fun in many moons- good and bad moons!

I also loved seeing all the farm animals.

 Especially the goats and llamas.

I do need to get out more often. And shake my tail feathers!

Happy Labor Day! :)


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