County Fairs are for Connecting with Your Community

August 30, 2010

Our recent county fair sort of drove the point home that we're still not one of the Clallam masses.  We've had folks look at us a little funny when they hear we don't own a tractor.  We're getting the feeling that to really be considered a local (or one of them) one has to own one.  It doesn't matter if you ever drive it, but tinkering with it is apparently a must.  I've tried to explain that I have driven one before in my youth, but with no photographic proof they think I'm just desperate.

To really get some of the old-timers here to talk to you, the older the wheels the better.  This one won't do, as it's just too gray.

Maybe if we started with a real rough one and tinkered from the ground up we'd get some respect?


It's too bad that our tastes really run more to this: