I’ve seen this festival advertised but always found reasons not to attend. It was too far, I’d have to take a shuttle bus from the parking lot, too many carbs and not enough events on the schedule.

This year, stormy weather was predicted, but after one round, the sun showed up and so I headed there. My reasons for going? I hadn’t tasted any corn on the cob yet this summer, I’ve never watched a tractor pull competition before and I’ve seen the highway signs for this town, but never stopped...

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