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Going steady.

Before the move out here, me and Uncle Sam flirted for a while. While I negotiated terms with work, we played footsy under the table. And then the deal was done – I upped and moved. 378 more words


Even Fairer

A few more thoughts on the Alameda County Fair. Yes, it really is big enough to require two posts.

First, have a couple more pictures of the model railroad exhibit to whet your appetite–it seems to be a permanent exhibit, so if you’re into trains (model or otherwise), swing by the fair next year and see it yourself. 403 more words


July 4th, Just Another Monday

I could go into deeply how much the 4th of July means nothing to me as an “American Holiday,” and how my ancestors probably spent this “day of freedom,” but I won’t go into that. 572 more words

Livin' Life

At the Fair

I love fairs.  World’s fairs, state fairs, county fairs, trade shows, expos, any kind I can find.  Sunday night, Gail and I went down to Pleasanton to the Alameda County Fair, and had the usual good time. 701 more words

Grass Fire Prompts Temporary Ride Shutdown At Alameda County Fair

PLEASANTON (CBS) — A small grass fire drifted smoke across the Alameda County Fair, prompting the shut down of some rides, and closed a major road in Pleasanton Wednesday afternoon, a deputy fire chief said. 181 more words