A Full Day at The BIG E

Dad is excited to be here.

Dad is excited to be here.

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Another BIG E outing – complete with Betsy the Cow, Bon Bons, Whitney Houston’s 90’s attire, discovering unknown places in CT, Matt’s informal piano concert at the Grange, and an overall fall-like day.

Why I love my family.

Why I love my family.

I swear by these knives. They are all I use.

I swear by these knives. They are all I use.

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'Tis true.

‘Tis true.

...If you're a pre-school teacher.

…If you’re a pre-school teacher.

For Candace.

For Candace.

The usual peddlers at the Better Living Building.

The usual peddlers at the Better Living Building.

I was craving something sweet (yes, I had dessert before dinner)...

I was craving something sweet (yes, I had dessert before dinner)…

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...It peels, dices, juliennes, and sits in your drawer for months...

…It peels, dices, juliennes, and sits in your drawer for months…

Mums

Mums

Arizona-inspired

Arizona-inspired

Ceramicist out of New Hampshire who uses natural materials to press into clay slabs, brushes with iron oxide.

Ceramicist out of New Hampshire who uses natural materials to press into clay slabs, brushes with iron oxide.

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Big E Style

Big E Style

Don't fall!

Don’t fall!

CT Building

CT Building

smilin' punkin

smilin’ punkin

There is no more Thai Food to speak of from the CT Building (it is out of New Haven) - so I settled on a pulled pork sandwich.

There is no more Thai Food to speak of from the CT Building (it is out of New Haven) – so I settled on a pulled pork sandwich.

parade floats

parade floats

ceramic mushrooms

ceramic mushrooms

dream

dream

Unconventional liquor pourer

Unconventional liquor pourer

The great thing about the New England buildings is that you don't have to get into a car to get a taste of each state's flavor.

The great thing about the New England buildings is that you don’t have to get into a car to get a taste of each state’s flavor.

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Wood worker on the historic green...

Wood worker on the historic green…

When this church was 1st built - 20 families lived in the town. Each family put in $20 for the construction of the church.

When this church was 1st built – 20 families lived in the town. Each family put in $20 for the construction of the church.

As a family you needed to own a pew to sit there. The only way you could sit in church without owning a pew, is if a family invited you into their space.

As a family you needed to own a pew to sit there. The only way you could sit in church without owning a pew, is if a family invited you into their space.

Getting ideas for Halloween...

Getting ideas for Halloween…

Looking more and more like my mom everyday.

Looking more and more like my mom everyday.

Matt the Unicorn

Matt the Unicorn

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relaxing....

relaxing….

 

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Matt's tradition of playing piano at the Grange Building

Matt’s tradition of playing piano at the Grange Building

chess players

chess players

Apparently Peggy enjoyed Matt's piano playing, and then changed her mind. I backed her up underneath...

Apparently Peggy enjoyed Matt’s piano playing, and then changed her mind. I backed her up underneath…

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bliss

bliss

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Whitney Houston wore this in the 90's

Whitney Houston wore this in the 90’s

Amy Winehouse attire

Amy Winehouse attire

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Buddy Holly's sweater

Buddy Holly’s sweater

scarf model

scarf model

He had an british accent and a tattoo....

He had a british accent and tattoos….  

Un-harmed in the making

Un-harmed in the making

butter sculpture

butter sculpture

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The drive back -

The drive back 

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