West Texas Fair & Rodeo 2012

by PammyMcB

Original Photography by
©Pamela N. Brown

Well, the West Texas Fair and Rodeo has come and gone once again. I did not get many pictures this year, as I feel I am losing my inspiration. I prefer to photograph the fair in the evening due to the bright lights of the rides, but this year, most of the rides had the exact same color of lights as the other. There was very little variation in color as you can see from the above picture. The fair was great, as usual, and I was there for the roasted corn. Sadly, I received the last cob, and it was a small one, but that is fine. I am on a diet after all. The booths were interesting, but I have noticed that their was no uniqueness to be found except for two boothes. One had silver & turquoise jewelry, and the other had silver and amber jewelry. All of the other booths seemed to have the exact same thing as the next. No wonder everyone around here is dressed the same with the same jewelry. I, on the other hand, look for the odd and unique. The art exhibit was large, and the items that won best in show were very unique and interesting. We stayed to watch the tractor pull, but the noise was too much for Damien to handle. We didn’t stay long. I seldom go to the livestock exhibits or rodeo anymore, as the boys are not interested. It was nice to sit back and relax if I tired this year since the boys are old enough to amble on by themselves. The weather was cool, and the food was delicious.

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