|Freezies ready to go in the freezer|
I was putting the groceries away when I had one of those moments - - suddenly transported back in time as I went to put these freezies in the freezer.
When I was a kid, we went to the Brooklin Spring Fair, rain or shine, the first weekend in June, every year.
I liked going on the rides, but I would hover around the Midway all day if I was allowed.
|The pressure of picking a prize!|
Prizes that you could buy at a store for a dollar would cost you a months worth of hard-earned babysitting wages, but it was all worth it. Roll that ball, race your horse! Pop those balloons, win a prize! Bounce the ping pong ball the right way and ...kerplunk! You have a brand new goldfish you slosh around in a bag the rest of the day.
Check out this awesome photo. I love how the photographer caught that little fish in the corner. Anyone else remember this game? http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcbeth/36242367/
That's what the colours of those freezies reminded me of - - that coloured water in those little goldfish bowls!
|Quite possibly my favorite "ride" besides the Tilt-a-whirl. Yep. It's a giant slide.|
If you're really lucky, you get to ride down on a potato sack that smells like a barn.
|Okay, if you haven't tried a square ice cream dipped in chocolate and rolled in rice crispies,|
you haven't lived. Behind me is the entrance to the tractor pull. Very loud.
|Any sign that doesn't have coloured, flashing lights, does not belong on the Midway|
Last year I spied the Artist Kelly Grace and her hubby, Artist Shaun Downey taking reference photos for some paintings at the Brooklin Fair. I felt like such a stalker, but I just couldn't get the courage up to go over to her. Check out some of her paintings here. So fun! :