Friday, February 3, 2012

Circus Business

Last weekend we went and saw the Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus.

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I was really excited to go but also not looking forward to the animal acts of the show. As I previously stated, I’m overly sensitive when it comes to animals and their well-being. After reading/seeing Water for Elephants where there’s animal abuse and it’s based in a circus setting, well I was not too excited to see those parts…

But we went, we had fun. Saw some really cool acts, and cringed during the animal acts, but mostly the Elephant one :-/ I can’t even think about what it took to train and elephant to do a head stand and I probably don’t want to know. I didn’t want to support this kind of thing by going to the Circus, but I also wanted to go and have a fun time. I know, I contradict myself. In fact I’d prefer the circus without any animal acts. There was a lot of talent there in the two legged human kind.

Anywho, before it started we were able to go backstage and see the animals. It was neat.

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Poor girl. Such an amazing creature.

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Just “clowning” around. Har dee har har!

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We ended the night with dinner at Miller’s Ale House.

It was a fun “date” night!

1 comment:

  1. I am with you about not wanting to support the abuse! It would have been hard for me to go. We even canceled a trip to Sea World b/c of that and how they actually take the animals from the wild :( BTW y'all are just too cute together!!



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