September 3rd, 2007

little review

Poem for Monday

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Have spent the whole day at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire! Where we saw Damian Blade, part of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Don Juan & Miguel -- both Don Juan in Heck and The Weird Show -- a Boar's Head acrobatics show and a dog-and-burlesque show, the Ultimate Joust and numerous musical performances, plus the apothecary, the pirate ship armory, the magic shop, the glassblower, the royal hounds, the dragon shop and many other lovely things...smoked turkey legs, soup bread bowls, the chocolate fountain, a woman trying to teach a small pumpkin to fly who hit me with it, a court doctor who told us that he used to be ship's surgeon to a pirate but never practiced any piracy himself except burning and pillaging...all in all, enormous fun that I am too tired to describe in proper detail except to say that we enjoyed ourselves and when we could not enjoy ourselves, we enjoyed somebody else (hee, sorry, Don Juan & Miguel joke).

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We ate on and off all day but had not had a proper dinner after we left midway through the dragon auction, so we stopped at Isaac's Deli in York and left as they were closing the place around us at 9 p.m. They have the best tomato pepperjack soup imaginable and very good sandwiches and desserts. So a long day but a really good one! And other than on food, we spent very little money at the Faire -- all I got was a little bottle of amber scent and a $4 miniature crystal ball. Going home at some point on Labor Day...hope everyone has a good one!