August 24, 2018
Those of you that have been following this column over the years know this is one of my favorite times of the year. It’s fair time!
Now I don’t get too excited for the State Fair in Minot. Oh, fifty or sixty years ago I would. I loved the rides. I loved the livestock barns. I loved the food and the crowds.
As I’ve aged, I started to hate the crowds. I got sick on the rides. I hated waiting in line for cotton candy or a pig on a stick. We were providing livestock for the rodeo there and it was too hot and too congested to really have fun.
But over the past several years I’ve...