Sunday, September 21, 2008

The Big E

The Eastern States Exposition is a huge agricultural fair that encompasses many of the New England states. It is one of the largest fairs in the U.S. and lasts for 3 weeks. We headed up to Massachusetts on the scooter in the sunny weather. It took us about 2-1/2 hours but it was a fun ride. We met up with Andy and Erin who had driven over from Boston.
Erin seems to be quite happy as a sheep. Andy on the other hand appears to be quite a serious sheep.

We met lots of animals and specifically a lot of sheep.There were thousands of people at The Big E on Saturday and there was plenty of fried food and carnival rides for everyone. As you can see, Erin and Andy were quite excited about riding the Ferris Wheel Andy tried to break some bottles but fell short of winning a toy.The "Whac-a-mole" game was just as fruitless.A final attempt was made by Erin but the carnival got to keep their toys and our money.By the end of the night we had satisfied our appetite for carnival food and entertainment and headed home. We hadn't anticipated how chilly it would get in the evening so our nighttime ride home to New Haven was a cold one. We stopped half way to warm up in a McDonald's with some coffee. It was almost 1am by the time we got back and as Jen said "I've never been so happy to see New Haven". Next time we'll be better prepared.

1 comment:

erin said...

I am a happy sheep.