This fuzzy pink little stand was my tiny piece of heaven last night. It was located right beside the cattle barn, pretty close to the first aid tent. I got to be the “window girl” for most the night. My job was to top the pastries with either cinnamon and sugar (elephant ears) or powdered sugar (funnel cakes), or whipped cream, chocolate sauce, maple syrup sauce, heath bar bits, and chocolate covered espresso beans (deep fried latte) and then take your money out of your little greasy hands.
Becoming a fair carnie for the night was really fun. The camaraderie in the trailer was great, the grease burns on my legs from the deep fryer will stay with me forever. The people watching was fantastic, I truly love all you cow-people with your big sliver belt buckles and overall jeans. I never knew making minimum wage could be so darn enjoyable, and I think I just might now need a tattoo of taz on my shoulder.
Will I ever eat an elephant ear again you ask? Possibly, it’s too early to tell. I did so well, and avoided getting fired, that I was offered to come back later in the week. Not sure if this momma can handle making elephant ears till midnight two nights in one week though, so we will see.
But a dream did come true last night…