Scenes from the Renaissance Fair

On Sunday I went to the Renaissance Fair, a new birthday tradition.

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I only got declines to my invitation to come along so I made the outing alone.

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I’ve learned that if I wait for people to come with me I will never go anywhere, and I had had plenty of companionship the week before.

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You get approached by various characters anyway throughout the faire, so one never feels alone there.

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It was fun observing wood sprites,

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a whip-cracking man

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and knights in shining armor.

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My team of blue and yellow won!

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I also learned about ancient armor with this fun performance.

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I treated myself to goodies and let my mind wander as I took in all the interesting costumes.

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Mine wasn’t that exciting, but comfort is valuable too.

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I love being in this century, but it is nice to travel back in time on occasion.

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What is your favorite end-of-summer activity?

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