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Coffee Talk – Busy Days

Welcome to Coffee Talk! If you haven’t been here before, this is my (usually) weekly post about things going on in the world, around the web, and in my life.  Grab your favorite morning beverage and join in for a chat. Busy Days Just like every July, life has been pretty busy around our house…

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Best of Show

So…. this happened….. It’s only the local fair, but I’m beyond excited about getting best of show for all of the quilts, because there are always a lot of beautifully made quilts entered at our fair. What exciting things are going on in your life?

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Fair Week

Last week was the local fair.  It was a super busy week for me.  I spent every night out at the fairgrounds as the official photographer.  It’s always a lot of fun, even if it is a bit stressful running on so little sleep. I got some great photos of the carnival rides, run by…

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Hunter Hayes Live in Concert

My absolute favorite part of the fair every year is being the “official photographer” on Concert night.  It gives me the opportunity to get some great photos of the concert, from some vantage points most people never get to see. I also get a chance to get up close and personal with the people on…

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They’ve Got Talent

Last night there were quite a few events going on at the Fair.  Over on the Ag side of the fairgrounds, there was a cattle show and the Antique Tractor Pull that got rained out on Sunday afternoon.  The first night of Motocross was at the grandstand, and we had the Talent Show on Carnaby…

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Tractor & Truck Pulls

The last 2 nights at the Gibson County Fair have been pull nights.  On Monday, we had the Lucas Oil and Farmer’s Tractor Pulls.  Tuesday night was the Indiana Truck Puller’s Association and Local Truck Pull.  They nights went pretty well.  There was not rain at all either day, so we didn’t have to worry…

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Hog Wrestling

Last night was Hog Wrestling in front of the Grandstand at the Gibson County Fair.  We’ve done this event for several years now. How it Works Teams of 4 try to get a pig to the top of a barrel in 45 seconds or less.  The team with the fastest time wins.  We have 4…

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A Queen is Crowned

Last night was the 2012 Gibson County Fair Queen Contest.  As always, the contest was held at the PCHS Auditorium before the fair started, that way the queen and her court can participate, as queens, in all of the fair events. Dave and I run the sound for this event every year.  Mostly that means…

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Open Class Photos

Each year the Gibson County Extension Homemakers sponsors the Gibson County Fair Open Class Exhibits.  This year I have a photo for every one of the photo categories – one of the many pluses of documenting everything I do for my blog. I have two nature photos, one black and white and one color. I…

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