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Above the world, 

beyond it all,

we sat at the top of the Ferris wheel.

Inky, endless night surrounded us

as we looked, and we saw… 78 more words

The future of the fairgrounds and the Mid-South Coliseum

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The City of Memphis is putting the redevelopment of the fairgrounds on the fast track with Mayor Jim Strickland promising a plan for the future by the end of the year. 67 more words


And To the Fair We Go

Every year at the end of summer our city hosts this giant fair. They bring in the entire community to help participate and make it magical for people of all ages. 650 more words


And there, in the dark, I smiled.

It caught my attention as I left the fairgrounds, blanket draped over my arm and the night at my back.

It was not the lights blinking from the rides, splashing color across the night.  321 more words

Real Life

A former fairground gypsy's take on the Ohio State Fair ride accident

(This post got really long. Sorry about that! I just felt the circumstances deserved deeper thought.)

Granted, this event is old news. It happened a couple weeks ago already, so I’m a little late to the commentary pulpit. 3,569 more words

PSA (Public Service Announcement)

My Love/Hate Relationship with the Erie County Fair

Before I discuss my feelings on the fair I should probably give a little background on the Erie County Fair, because it is not your average county fair. 1,190 more words

Lesson Learned

City to discuss Fairgrounds redevelopment again

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The city is reopening discussion on the future of the Fairgrounds.

Redevelopment of the 155-acre site in the heart of Memphis has been the topic of studies and public debate ever since Libertyland, the Coliseum and the Mid-South Fair were shuttered or moved off the city property several years ago. 160 more words