Well the Minnesota State Fair was back, and so were we. It felt different, because it was different.
We managed to eat all the new foods, plus a few bonus foods, though we missed one because we were too late, and one because they ran out. We’ll catch them later.
For the first day of the fair, it was clearly slower than in years past. Was that because of the looming rain? Was it because of the large number of people opting out this year due to the Delta variant? It was probably a mix of both. We saw more people on the earlier side of things, and then it seemed to empty out a bit. But then it seemed to get crowded again, like a shift change. Though, we’d never seen such quick access and lack of line to score a bucket of cookies. I felt for the vendors,