Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Carnival games

Alan: Step right up, little lady. Three chances for a dollar a flake of hay. 
Toss that ring on top of one of these cones and you win our prize.




Alan: Missed it by a mile. Give it another try.


Me: This wouldn't be so difficult if I wasn't taking pictures.

Alan: Save your excuses for the next guy. Fermez la bouche and toss.




Me: Look out! It's going to hit you in the head!

Alan: Fat chance.




Alan: Let me move these a little closer. 
I'd hate to miss out on dinner on account of you being a sore loser.




Meanwhile, at the other end of the midway, 
George was playing "push what's left of a cone off the feed tub."



And he won.

14 comments:

  1. Well, sure George won. It's easy to win if you're the one who made up the game!

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  2. I think I see Smooch doing her morning chase in the background. Animals are so much fun.
    Best always,
    Sandra

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  3. That is a great one. By the time you get through with the story, everyone can plainly see it. Of course it is a Midway game.

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  4. They're such characters. I think he should have given you a few free chances at winning since you were handicapped with carrying a camera.

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  5. When did you enroll them in French classes? Notice they are quite fluent.

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  6. I love Alan's current fling with Francais! Very cultured!

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  7. Nancy in NC9/20/11, 7:24 AM

    I love being able to share in yall's play time!

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  8. Isn't this fun? Who knew so many years ago, when you were in corporate America, that you would be playing carnival games with donkeys in 2011? LOL!

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  9. Your boy's antics are brightening a very dark, damp day in England right about now. Give them an extra carrot from me xx

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  10. Such focus! Atta boy, George. Don't let those carnies keep all the prizes.

    :)

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  11. I didn't realize Alan was bilingual! Très bon!!

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  12. I never really took notice of the great games to be played with cones...gonna go out and get my young ones a few. Love the story!

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  13. Ah ha ha ha! Love this post!! I would SO come to George and Alan's carnival in a heartbeat!!!

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