Monday, November 9, 2009

Auf weidersehen meinen damen und herren

Wurstfest is over.

How sad, it sure was fun this year.

I also got to work at the 'Pickle factory" booth run by 'General' Bucky Smith, a stern yet forgiving boss.

Here is a picture of some of us who worked last Monday evening, all are assistant District Attorneys for Comal County. You may recognize Jennifer Tharp, on the left next to yours truly, who is running to become the next, and first woman, Criminal District Attorney for Comal County.

The wurst part is saying goodbye
By Jennifer R. Lloyd - Express-News

Rainfall didn't deter visitors on the final day of Wurstfest in New Braunfels. Many chomped brats on a stick while wearing rain ponchos Sunday.

For others present, like Bucky Smith, the final hours of the 10-day “Salute to Sausage” were also a time to salute the troops and reflect on those involved in Thursday's Fort Hood shooting.

Smith has operated Bucky's Green Pickle Factory booth for the past 41 years. Near the booth's fried pickle production line is a sign on the wall stating, “We Salute the Troops.”

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