Circus thrills

Posted on March 31, 2011
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Keep the circus going inside you, keep it going! Don’t take anything too seriously, it’ll all work out in the end.” — David Niven

The circus is in town — and this year we didn’t miss it. Replete with flame throwers, dancing bears, the famous Liberty Horses, and Joseph Dominick Bauer’s death-defying “Wheel of Thrills” act, the 105th annual Detroit Shrine Circus didn’t disappoint. For two hours, Doug and I felt like kids again — and what fun it was to hear the other kids laughing hysterically at the tumbling acrobats and clowns. From the pungent aroma of elephant poop and cotton candy to the rowdy roar of the crowd … what’s not to love about the circus? The souvenir program says it best: “The Wonder! The Magic!” — Photos by Cindy La Ferle


3 Responses to “Circus thrills”

  1. Nancy on March 31st, 2011 2:31 pm

    Awesome photos … an iPhone? That is just too cool!

    Perfect way to spend a grey day with your best friend! =)

  2. starrlife on April 1st, 2011 6:23 am

    Love those photos! What a great capture!

  3. Margie on April 2nd, 2011 8:00 pm

    Don’t laugh, just about everybody I know hates clowns! Think they are creepy. Don’t ask me why. I used to watch Bozo and Milky. Although as I think back, Bozo was kind of moody compared to Milky. LOL!

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