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The OC Fair and other weekend fun

oc fair 2014

On Sunday I went to the OC Fair and saw lots of cool stuff. Of course, first thing’s first. I had to eat. I had some tasty bacon-wrapped mushrooms with Gouda to start my day and then wandered into the butterfly enclosure.

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I had a butterfly mustache!

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After putting some nectar on my nose, I got the butterfly to land there. Honestly, something about it freaked me out and I just wanted it get off.

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I didn’t mind one being on my head though.

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I also checked out the farming area. The Brussels sprouts looked and smelled to tasty! I love them.

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This sign taught me how to wash my hands. Good thing it was there. I always thought I was supposed to rinse with soap, not water.

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gem’s family called me White Leghorn (not to me though). I had to get a picture with the sign.

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Then I rode my trusty steed away!

I checked out the visual arts next, which is usually one of my favorite parts. It must be pretty cool to have something shown there I’d think. I looked at the photographs, paintings, crafts, woodworking, and place settings. I’m not surprised that I like most of those, but it does seem a little strange that the place settings are interesting to me.

In the middle of looking at these competitions, I stopped for more food! I had fried zucchini topped with nacho cheese, jalapeños, and bacon! It was okay, but I wish the portions were much smaller. I also tried fried avocado dipped in ranch. That was pretty tasty actually!

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The rabbits were adorable of course. This little guy was munching with his paws in his bowl, so I mimicked him.

After the animals, it was time to look at the collections. I looked at everything and read the descriptions as well. On my way out, the man who worked there stopped me to comment on how I looked at everything and suggested that I enter next year. We talked about collections for a few minutes. He collects martini glasses!

On my way out of the fair, I saw more animals. Lots of animals. I couldn’t leave without going in the petting zoo. One pig looked pregnant – but no, just fat.

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Unrelated to the fair, my odometer hit 33,333. That was kind of interesting.

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And then I had pizza for dinner! (Don’t say it, Anela.)

Barbecue and pool party

Mojito bar my friend made

I went to a barbecue and pool party at Edward and Carries’ yesterday. The food was excellent, although I only actually took a picture of the one item above. We had chips, mango salsa, guacamole, chicken, shrimp, strawberries, pineapple, rice, mojito bars, and mojitos. The mojito bars are shown above and are similar to lemon bars but made with a mojito cocktail. Pretty tasty!

Everything tasted amazing with one caveat: the pineapple was too strong. See, a lot of the food was cooked with rum, and the pineapple was soaking in rum for a few days apparently. I could smell the alcohol just bringing the pineapple near my face. It was liking taking shots. Pineapple will never be the same!

After dinner we went swimming and in the hot tub! It was a lot of fun to see my friends and meet some new people!

Sandwich, sandwich

Sandwich

You see that?

Sandwich

That’s a delicious sandwich.

Sandwich

Also known as dinner.

Chicken breast. Sharp cheddar. Lettuce. Tomato. Avocado. Spicy mustard. Wheat bread.

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I even came up with a theme song for it. It goes like this. “Sandwich, sandwich,” sung to the tune of the song about Angel. You know, the one that goes like this – “Angel, Angel.” She’s a good dog.

Stir fry!

Stir fry

I made stir fry tonight that was pretty tasty! It had one drumstick’s worth of chicken, broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, onion, mushrooms, carrots, baby corn, water chestnuts, bamboo shoots, pineapple, and Hoisin sauce. There should be enough leftover food to make more tomorrow, too!