Carnival, Bay Area, circa 2001
By: Mitchell Cooper
The carnival is coming into town! From
June 25th until June 27th, the Hungaros Rides & Fair, will
be setting up their carnival on the outskirts of San Francisco.
It will be located not too far from our
neighboring city Oakland, California. The carnival is set to
offer thrill rides, children rides, side shows, food, games,
and some musical entertainment as well. Other attractions includes
games of skill, strength, or luck. There'll even be an authentic
fortunate teller's tent, that is if you believe in that type
A carnival has not been to the Bay Area
since the summer of 2001. Now three years later, the gypsy operated
traveling carnival has gained a permit from the city to set up
a three day run in the countryside outside one of America's major
During the evening of the first and last
days of the carnival there will be a massive fireworks show to
signal the start and end of the festivities. The
event is located approximately forty miles outside of the city,
and would take between thirty minutes to a full hour to reach
when traveling from the inner city.
Uh ... I'm an esteemed garbage
woman. I take out the trash and ensure the world's, uh -- cleanliness.
But these damned kids keep on kicking the trash cans. And I'm
like - *bitch slap* 'Stop kicking those trash cans'.
*shakes head, bitterly*
Very stubborn. And I'm having
trouble not cracking. Is this my life?
Dear Wastebasket Wonder,
At times we all feel like we're
going to crack under pressure at some point or another. All that
does is remains us that we're simply human. A lot of people want
to ensure that the world is a clean place and rid it of all its