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Hot air balloons and county fair

August 2, 2016

The National Balloon Classic is underway and hot air balloons often go over our farm during the nine days of the festival. They spook the sheep, but it is a good time for the community.

The county fair has just finished its run. I entered a dozen categories with my vegetables (and peaches), and won many ribbons. Nobody can touch the size of my potatoes.

Find my potatoes.

They won the blue ribbon!

My garden exploded.

New this year at the fair was a tomato tasting contest. 

Bob is president of the Warren County Pork Producers, and accepted a Friend of the Fair award for the group.

Look at those great chainsaw carvings. They are auctioned off to benefit the fair. I love the walnut stump with the old man's face on the left.

Caroline's portrait of 20,000 Skittles is now hanging at the Indianola Vet Clinic.

The view from our pasture looking south.

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