I’m staying

Many people were happy at the fair.  Few showed their happiness as well as these two.  I met them on a relatively quiet walkway where they were strolling slowly arm in arm and grinning blue ribbon smiles.  He had just arrived from Texas.  I asked if he’d mind me including him among “Northwest People.”  No, he said.  “I’m staying.”

(State Fair in Puyallup, September 2014)