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Bull or No Bull

It was way too cold to work outside today, so Gary suggested we go to downtown Ithaca and see what the Chili Fest was all about. For one thing, it was all outside and it was still cold! When Gary refused to buy any tasting tickets, I started wondering why we came. Did I mention it was cold?
But then we saw it. Gary was entranced. Enthralled. Drawn to it.

The mechanical bull.

We watch bull riding every weekend. Gary knows every rider, every bull, every standing.

He had to ride that bull.

I couldn’t believe I had to talk him into it, but he finally plunked down the $5 fee and stepped up to ride. Cowboy up!
His first ride came up 5 seconds short of the record. No problem. This bull proved to be not rank enough for Gary – his next ride he went 5 seconds greater than the record, staying on for 1:06:27.

Not only did he get a bull riding trophy, but he also won an overnight stay at a local hotel. I am hoping they have rooms with jacuzzis!

Posted in Events and Festivals, Gary.

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  1. Diane Clark said

    is it possible to come to the farm to ride a mechanic bull if so when are the times?

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