Richard's Poor Almanac by Richard Thompson for September 20, 2023
fairground memories - the fair is over. what remains? i went to the county fair, the cattle & swine were there. velocirapture the midway crowd was obnoxious & loud, and queasy with mal de mer. oop: whee beneath a fast spinning ride, a carny stood stupefied, oop: aaagh gripping the throttle & also a bottle of wine that was fortified. a blue ribbon hog rose to say, "many thanks to the ff of a. food blue ribbon bacon frankly i'm floored by this fine award. it'll look great on my resume."