It was opening night, and it was fun. (My Republican husband especially enjoyed the opening remarks from Mayor Slay and Charlie Dooley, and was seemingly serious about wanting to get a photo of our Charlie with county executive Charlie.)
[mom can't compete with a guy on stilts]
[two out of three, sorta]
[super salty and oh-so-good]
Mary Clare's favorite part—besides the popcorn, of course—was Nino, the circus' sole clown. But even he was upstaged by his adorable mini me.
Long story short, you St. Louis folks need to go. Even with a wiggly baby bordering on meltdown, I am still happy we went. This is a circus at its finest.