Thanksgiving As A Carny

February 9, 2009 |

Have you ever wondered what the holidays are like when you work for a carnival? Thanksgiving 2001, I was a carnie. And although I was hundreds of miles away from my family, missing out on the traditions that I had grown to love, this will go down in history as one of my favorite Thanksgivings…

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When Rides Go Wrong

February 7, 2009 | Comments Off on When Rides Go Wrong

Started: March 31, 2008 by: Michelle Hestand (About the author) For many people, one of the most thrilling things about carnivals is that feeling you get when you see yourself plunging down toward the ground below or feeling like you are coming within inches of running into another ride, treebranch, or building or being spun…

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Mmm… Cotton Candy

February 7, 2009 |

There is an almost surreal quality about a stick of cotton candy. The sweet flavor, the unique texture, the magical way it melts in your mouth. It’s the best! But have you ever wondered how this colorful confection is made?

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