What an amazing few days...
Yesterday, my family and our friends, Janet and Pete went on a boat trip on reservoir closeby to Ames. The weather was too beautiful to have a BBQ in the back yard, so we had a BBQ on the boat too.
We took the rural route back home to take advantage of the lovely countryside.
We finished off this eventful day by having some All-American smores.
The next day...
This turned out to be an awesome a day!
As per usual, I started the day with a bike ride. For the past 3 days in Ames, I've been trying to get to this lake Ada Hayden, but keep getting lost, and consequently my bike rides are becoming an hour longer than they should. However, today I succeeded. Hoorah!
Today was the first day of the Iowa State Fair. I heard that it is in the 1001 things you should do before you die. This being the case and because it was the first day of the fair, we all went.
I set my self a personal challange to try and eat as many things on a stick as possible, however after eating a few corndogs, ribs wrapped in bacon and funnel cake, that in itself filled me up, I accepted defeat. Such an amateur.
On a random note, here I am with Clifford the big red dog, which Louisa wanted me to do, honest...
The fair went from me being annoyed about my Slush Puppy being too watery, to something pretty cool happening.
Channel 13's, WhoTV presenter/meteorologist, Ed Wilson asked whether my sister and I could be interviewed live, after a conversation we had with Ed about our road trip across America.
Nervous is an understatement to how I was feeling before and during the interview.
From mentioning my blog on the interview, the response has been immense. I'd like to thank all the new people who have visted my blog and hope they continue to follow me on my journey across the U.S.A. and those who left lovely comments on my previous posts. Also, big thanks to Ed Wilson for showing an interest in my blog and trip, and for being so cool!
Also, a special mention to my good friend Seb, who rolled his sisters car today. Don't worry, he's fine. #staystrongbrother