We've had more than a few callers this week asking why we don't have our usual booth at the Huron County Fair. More than one fairgoer posed the question to Joe Centers and I as we strolled the fairgrounds Tuesday morning.
There's a reason we don't. In a nutshell, I was displeased with our representation at last year's fair and decided if we couldn't do better, we'd do nothing.
As time for the fair approached, we had no ideas for anything different, which, in hindsight, I suppose was my fault for not focusing on it. When it came time to decide whether to have a booth, I decided I'd rather throw that money in the street than have another shoddy representation.
Maybe that was a mistake. Maybe something, no matter how lame, is better than nothing. Here's a sample of the emails we've received this week: