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State Fair of Texas

For 24 days in the Fall, Texans flock to the State Fair.  We stuff ourselves with creative fried foods, play carnival games, and take photos of Big Tex while he greets us with a “Howdy Folks!”

I thought I’d better post this before our visit became too out of date.  The fair closed for the season almost a month ago! Peter, having lived in Texas for about 18 months, had never been to the State Fair before so I was quite excited to show him around.  We went on a Thursday and took two empty 20 oz bottles of Coke for discounted admission.

Lone Star Boulevard
Lone Star Boulevard

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