The photographs that popped up in my mind was some that I took in Cheyenne , WY.
We just stopped over for a day or two and stayed for a month. While we were there they held a state pumpkin competition. We saw an article in the local paper and decided to go and watch. You could feel the compassion and the sense of community in the air. It was fun to see all these huge pumpkins that only have a 90 day growing season.
I decided I wouldn’t want to go on a pumpkin diet.
This people brought a couple of pumpkins and there daughters. The girls seem very happy and enjoying the weigh in.
These guys are all competitors and everyone was jumping in the help each other with there measuring and weighing.
This grandpa and his granddaughters were real proud of there pumpkin that weighed in about 500 pounds.
All these people are waiting to have there pumpkin weighed. This was just a small part of the crowd that was there.
The guy on the right in the gray shirt took the championship.
This was the champion!
We had a good time and stayed for the whole show.
There is one other picture of community that I want to show and that is this little boys community of his stuffed characters that he so proudly displayed for me.
We were in Cheyenne, Wyoming awhile back for about a month. Nice place to spent some time, from there many places and thing to do are easy to get to from there.
One day I went to office depot to get something, I don’t even remember what it was. When I came out of the store there was a herd of goats on this little hill right next to a very busy road. I got my camera out and started shooting. Then I got to worrying what if they get out in the road. My heart stared racing as I was moving closer to the road . I was thinking maybe I could just shoo them back so they wouldn’t get ran over and killed. I kept shooting and running towards them. What I notice or appeared that there was no fence between the goats and the road. This made my heart almost pound out of my chest. I had to watch for traffic for my own safety. When I finally got over there I was out of breath. But I got it all on photos.
When I reached the other side of the road I realized that I was more worried than the goats where.
This picture explains why the goats didn’t seemed bothered. You can see by the blurriness that I was out of breath and couldn’t hold the camera still. Thank God nobody got hurt in this drama.