I Am At The Jackson County Fair Essay examples

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Finally the day was Wednesday the 13th of August. I was so excited to be attending the Jackson County Fair with Ryan, my boyfriend, this year. But the one thing I wasn 't excited for was to ride The Ring Of Fire. This was the ride I gazed at from my house, three blocks away. Sixty feet high in the sky, round like a ferris wheel, passengers would sit in a caged style ride, that looped around clockwise and counterclockwise, and occasionally stops at the top. The fire engine red loop reminded me of a hamster, on a wheel who has lost control. We wondered into the crowded Fairgrounds, and reached the line for the Ring Of Fire. I had made a compromise with Ryan, if I were to go on this ride, I got to pick the next one. I knew that I had some fear of heights, but I hadn 't ridden any fair rides for a while, so I assumed I would be fine.

The line was fairly long with about 50 people waiting to ride, but I moved very quickly. The line began to move as passengers got off the ride and the operators helped people to their seats. I knew that we would be getting on the ride next, and I was right. Once the ride stopped and everyone who had ridden before us had exited off the platform, we slowly walked forward to get on the ride. Reluctantly, I followed Ryan onto the platform. We chose our seat, four rows back, and dropped down into the tiny space, I sat on the left and Ryan on my right. In that moment, I knew there was no going back. This ride that we were squeezed into had…

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