• NJ State Fair - Ferris Wheel View

    YouTube: An Evening at the State Fair

    This post has been a long time coming since I went to the State Fair back in June! But better late than never, right? Back at the end of June, the annual state fair took place at the Meadowlands. For those unfamiliar with the area, the Meadowlands is the name of the area which includes MetLife Stadium or what used to be Giants Stadium (where the NY Giants and NY Jets play). Also, if you’re not familiar with the area – yes these are “New York” teams but the stadium these teams play at are in my home state of New Jersey. I’d never been to the state fair and…

  • Tightrope Walkers at NJ State Fair

    Photo Challenge: Partners

    When I saw that this past week’s photo challenge from The Daily Post was “Partners” I immediately knew what photo to use. Last week, I went to the State Fair (video and pictures to come later!) and there was a tightrope act. Honestly, I don’t know how they walk across a tightrope let alone do tricks on it! And also, at what point in your life do you think to yourself, “I want to be a tightrope walker when I grow up”? In any case, not only do these performers need to be able to get themselves across the rope looking like it’s not a big deal and not seeming…