I kid you not.
Tonight a two-bit circus came to our neighboring town and B's great-aunt got us some free tickets. When you get free tickets to anything, I'm always a little leery...especially when I know it's a circus in a field next to a fire company. My sister-in-law, Mother-in-law and I saddled up the kids and decided to check this thing out. I seriously doubted that my son would sit for more than 2 seconds of the show. He's sort of wild and free spirit who seems to only want to sit still when it comes to men tossing bean bags around the lawn (I learned this the other night at a picnic where some of our friends were playing cornhole). Anyway, we got in the tent where is was hotter than wasabi and got all settled in.
I realized tonight that I am thankful for snow cones because it kept B occupying until this "show" started. Once it did, I was sort of damning snow cones to hell because I kinda of wanted to leave.
A woman came out and did some crazy trapeze things that made me freak because I thought the tent was going to fall over, then some really cute goats came out and jumped around and stuff (I have a soft spot for goats, I really want one but Dustin won't let me...lol), then an old man came out (you betcha...red leotard man) and stacked a bunch of chairs and crawled to the top of them. I was positive he was going to have a heart attack, but he didn't. Somehow he'll live to see another day of squishing himself into a one piece jumpsuit, that lucky guy! Then some other animals came out including some horses and a tiny pony and there was a boy who was the worst juggler I've ever seen but at least he wasn't in a leotard so I forgave him. There was a quick intermission where you could go get your picture taken with either an alligator or a snake and my family and I looked at each other, and promptly scooted right out the back door.
It was an interesting night to say the least. I tried to get a few pictures of the madness, but it was hard because of all of the weird lighting and I didn't feel like fiddling with my settings too much. Here are a few!
B feeding the goats before the show at the petting zoo. Awww...goats.
Crazy Trapeze Lady.
This pic is awful, but look at his face. This is after he saw the leotard.
I'd post a few others, but I'd like you to keep visiting my blog so I won't!