What a beautiful weekend for our (ok, my!) favorite annual event:
the Meeker Classic Sheepdog Trials!
We go every year, and the boys are old enough now that they understand the meaning behind the event: carnival-style food!!!
Seriously, I am a little embarrassed to say that the boys were anxious to go this weekend, not to watch the dogs perform or take in a little rural, pastoral culture...
they were excited to have funnel cake.
And it didn't end there. They also wanted corndogs, kettle corn, snow cones, and cotton candy!
So I obliged and they got to run around with their friends while I sneaked a peek at some of the trial.
Now, just to be fair - Sam's whole 2nd grade class did get to spend one day at the Classic learning about sheepdogs and herding, wool spinning, leather crafting, canine therapy, and of course some native Scottish Highland clothing and music!
So when the boys and I went together on Saturday it was warm, sunny, full of good friends to hang out with and many fun things to see and experience. We even made it home with a few non-edible souvenirs and an appreciation for the whole event.
On the wagon ride home - with kettle corn, cotton candy and snow cones in tow!
Can't wait until next year!!!