Day 183 – Fire Eater

3 Oct

Well, we had gorgeous day here today but the wind prevented the balloon race from taking place for obvious safety reasons. I was pretty bummed about that but we did stick around the festival and watched the kids paint pumpkins, eat lots of junk food and generally just be cute.

There were several performances while we were there too including a “street performer” type fire-eater who also escaped from a straight jacket, walked on glass, hung weights from his eye lids, climbed a ladder of swords, and hammered a nail into his nose. Yes folks, it was an interesting day in Indiana. We really had a great afternoon. I am going to post more photos from the day this week I think but today it is all about craziness 🙂


16 Responses to “Day 183 – Fire Eater”

  1. Terri Jacobson October 3, 2010 at 11:13 pm #

    Great captures. I am always quite entertained by street performers. OK, so your guy was a little more out there than most, still entertaining none the less and whole lot of fun to photograph.

    • mindymilburn October 5, 2010 at 12:26 pm #

      Little more out there? HEH nice way to put it. I love street performers too, just so interesting to watch and yes a whole lot of fun to photograph!

  2. Susan October 4, 2010 at 12:28 am #

    Okay, creepy. Although I did wear that SAME outfit today!

  3. Fernando October 4, 2010 at 8:33 am #

    Muito bom, e gosto muito de fotografias de eventos. E as suas ficaram bem interessantes! Beijo!

  4. Swapmeet Louie October 4, 2010 at 11:36 am #

    I taught that man everything he knows…. about scrambling eggs.

    What he’s doing there, I have no idea how the heck he does it.

    Sounds like it was a heckuva day in Indiana! Looking forward to more pics!

    • mindymilburn October 5, 2010 at 12:26 pm #

      You do know a lot about eggs!

      it was a “heckava” day, did you like the photos at all? lol

  5. Dijea October 4, 2010 at 12:37 pm #

    Great captures, but what he’s doing is just disturbing.

    • mindymilburn October 5, 2010 at 12:27 pm #

      thank you Dijea, and yes it was a little hard to watch but so interesting at the same time.

  6. Kathy October 4, 2010 at 5:46 pm #

    Susan, you made me chuckle!

    Very entertaining and once again, Mindy, you capture the best of memories!

  7. Dana October 4, 2010 at 8:25 pm #

    Oh wow.. that looks PAINFUL!

    • mindymilburn October 5, 2010 at 12:23 pm #

      I thought so too lol, it was very strange but fascinating to watch.

  8. shari October 4, 2010 at 8:29 pm #

    “hung weights from his eye lids, climbed a ladder of swords, and hammered a nail into his nose” and the only word that came to mind was “EEEEEEEWWWWWWWWWWWW”. Nice shots of what may cause sleeping issues later :).

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