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[tweetmeme] We went down to the 165th annual Dutchess County Fair in Rhinebeck, NY.
I’ve been going to the fair my entire life and I’ve only missed 1 year. (my best friend got married that weekend – she was from Dutchess County, she should have known better!! LOL!!) There are certain things I look forward to every year. One of the major food vendors that I love were MIA this year, but my other favorite thing is the baby animals. These babies certainly didn’t disappoint!! There are 13 babies in the first video!!
What are your favorite things to do at fairs?
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108 Degrees in the sun on Thursday!
The Weekly Re-cap: I told you about my library – my Quiet Home Away From Home and the 4th of July. I posted up my 1st poll – about your library use. I helped a friend interpret her dreams about tornadoes and told you the history behind soap operas. Last but certainly not least, I continued my interview series with an interview of my Mom 🙂
The Weekly Read: The Everything Blogging Book and Shift Your Habit.
The Weekly Music: EdXeno sang/rapped Vanilla Ice’s – Ice Ice Baby during karaoke at Elda’s on Lark and it was awesome!
The Weekly Movie: We went to a pre-screened of the movie Cyrus. It had it’s funny moments for sure, but I think they could have done more with the story to make it more interesting or humorous. Not awesome but not bad either.
We also watched The Spy Next Door. I always like Jackie Chan movies 🙂
The Weekly Downer: A baby bunny falling into the pool and ending up in the skimmer 😦
The Weekly Good Karma: Michael rescuing the bunny out of the skimmer and us getting to spend and hour or two with ‘Lucky’ before we released him back into the wild. Click the link – you know you want to! The bunny was so cute!
The Weekly Interesting Facts: Since we met Lucky why not learn about rabbits 🙂 Rabbit facts found here.
- A male rabbit is called a buck and a female rabbit is called a doe.
- A rabbit can see behind himself, without turning his head, but has a blind spot in front of his face.
- A rabbit sweats through the pads on its feet.
- Domestic rabbits cannot breed with wild rabbits.
- Rabbits are the most active at dawn and dusk.
- Rabbits can jump to a height of more than 36 inches.
- Rabbits can purr, just like a cat.
- Rabbits cannot vomit.
The Weekly Food: Steak, Portabellas and Zucchini on the grill and Chocolate Zucchini Bread.
The Weekly OMG: I swam in my pool for the first time this week!! This is the 4th summer I’ve owned my pool!
Yummy Coconut Birthday Cake!
The Weekly Birthdays: Ryan Jones, Erin Carlotto, Jean Languish, and Kevin Mowry. I hope you all have wonderful birthdays!! Leave a comment and tell me what you did to celebrate!
The Weekly Activity: Celebrating Independence Day. Bella & I also made a visit down to see Mom & Dad. Dad replaced the brake pads on my truck for me. Michael & I went out with some of the Times Union Bloggers. We started at the Albany Pump Station and moved on to Elda’s on Lark. A nice gathering of interesting people 🙂
The Weekly new people I’ve found on Twitter: DanielTosh, Albany_Weather, AlbanyJobs, YNNAlbany, Sue215, HunterMtn, SPAC_2010, and DeFrees.
The Weekly Charity I’m Pimping: LaDorka’s National MS Walk.
Isabella's 1st Birthday
The Weekly Countdown: Isabella’s 3rd Birthday: 16 Days.
The Weekly Hypothetical: You’re a gossip type – how long do you wait until a person walks out of a room to trash talk them?
The Weekly Not-So-Hypothetical: What have you been doing to stay cool this week? (It was 108 degrees in the sun here today!!)
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