The Wisconsin State Fair in Milwaukee is always 11 days over the first two weeks of August. My birthday is always in the first week of August. Truly, it is a match made in heaven.
Last Thursday, I did the Wisconsin State Fair badly. In my defense, I meant well. But having been to only two state fairs in my life–Arizona’s in 1990 and New York State’s in the Shea Stadium parking lot–I was ill-prepared for the scope of Milwaukee’s century-old annual festivity. Not to mention the heat.