October 5th, 2009

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Poem for Monday

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My family spent all day Sunday at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire with dementordelta, which was fantastic as always, and the weather was magnificent, more than justifying our decision not to go last weekend in the rain. We knew we would go this weekend even if rain was forecast because this was the last week both comedians Don Juan & Miguel and acrobats Barely Balanced would be there, and we love them -- so we saw both shows by each, plus sword swallower Damian Blade, several street performers and musicians, and the afternoon joust, which featured the best stunt riding I have ever seen. We got back quite late for a school night so here are a few photos with more details to come:

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My review of The Lost Symbol has been posted at The Green Man Review -- there are no spoilers for the conclusion but if you don't like to know anything about a book before you read it, then you should not click that link. We missed all the sports action for the weekend, were sorry to learn that the Ravens lost, bemused that the Redskins won, and sorry that it had to be Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees to set that single-inning RBI record!