"You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving. The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else. When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them, and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work because somebody else is going to get what they work for, that my dear friend, is about the end of any nation.

You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it."
Dr. Adrian Rogers 1931-2005
Showing posts with label 2009 county fair. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 2009 county fair. Show all posts

Friday, August 14, 2009

Fairing at the Fair!

Third's tortillas(2nd)

Second's White Sands Desert Dust cookies(1st!)

Middle shelf-squash...Mine is the second from the left(2nd) Bill's is third from left(1st!)

Center- Fourths round cucumber's (1st!)

A display for the poultry section...I made this using the eggs we gathered on the farm. From left to right- goose egg, turkey egg, duck egg, brown chicken egg, green Ameraucana chicken egg. I made the stands and exhibits for the poultry at the fair this year. I will try to remember to take pictures of how they look~my batteries died with the camera so I missed on many awards...our farm entries did very well!!

The fair is still on going and a few other things in the community so we are more away than not! Have a wonderful weekend.

Monday, August 10, 2009

The County Fair

Hand carved cane, lap blanket, painted bark hangings, a prairie doll, holiday basket, dried strawberries, dried oranges, dried Swiss Chard, dried dandelion leaves, chunky applesauce, zucchini, Mexican squash, green onions, tomatoes, mint, lemon balm, sunflowers, mesquite beans, oatmeal molasses bread, biscuits, tortillas, cookies, muffins, roses.

Yep~ that about covers what we as a farm family are entering. We opted not to enter any of our animals for several reasons, the main one being that we live a bit away from the fairgrounds and could not do the multiple trips for maintaining the critters.