need to get to Mid America and a State Fair at least once a
year. Reminds me that everything isn't East Coast.
August is the best month. There are state fairs in Ohio,
Indiana, Illinois, Iowa and Kentucky.
state fair is Iowa. It's the granddaddy of all the state
fairs. And if you time it right, you can head north to Britt
Iowa for the National Hobo Convention and a bowl of Mulligan Stew
so thin that, as Woody Gutherie used to say, you can read
the newspaper through it.
sorts of good eating at any Midwest state fair, and Indiana is no exception. Corn Dogs; pork burgers, tenderloins and
chops; roasted corn; fried cheese; draft root beer; fresh churned
ice cream; apple dumplings; and all the traditional midway fair