Jay Maynard (jmaynard) wrote,
Jay Maynard

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A normal weekend

This past weekend was the first one in a while that I wasn't doing anything out of the ordinary. I got home from LA Friday afternoon, with no hassles. Saturday was for recovering. We didn't do much of anything at all.

Sunday was at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. We spent quite a bit of time talking to rillaspins and melissasutton, and the rest of it wandering around and not being even a little famous. For me, the highlight of the day was when Zilch the Torysteller played what he said was the most-requested song at faire: Free Bird. He did a credible job of it, complete with lyrics that had been rewritten to be period-appropriate. (Aside to my non-rennie friends: For some weird reason, it seems to be a standard thing to ask a musician - any musician - "Play Free Bird!". Anyone have any idea why?)

It started raining about 4; when it slacked off about 4:30, we headed home, with a stop for Chinese food. "Did you go to the Renaissance festival?" "No, we always dress like this." One of these days, someone will believe us...

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