1) Sandals 2) White 3) Anything labeled dry clean only.
Basically one should wear muck boots and a John Deere cap.
Because when the locals say "you picked a good day to come, it's not muddy today" they don't mean it in the way one's candy-assed suburban-fied kids mean it. No. They mean it like this:
Other than that, Vermont's Largest Agricultural Fair was, well, large. And agricultural.
Memo to the state of Vermont: Noa would like to request that all future agricultural fairs be carpeted. And air conditioned. And less stinky with fewer bugs.
Noa preferred the less authentic activities of the previous day, which included a lot of plywood cutouts, free samples and instructional videos. First there was the cider mill:
Then a cheese factory which was technically an outlet store.
FYI: ShallowGal and family are now happily ensconced at the Tyler Place. Regular posting will resume Monday, unless something exciting happens like the time our pontoon boat crashed or PCSguy fell out of a canoe.
1) See the cow reference? We're in Northern Vermont, expect more of those clever puns!