Florida Strawberry Festival

More Strawberry Festival Pics/Comments Posted

Hey, so I’ve been busy getting the additional photos posted and putting in some commentary for your enhanced enjoyment. Still haven’t gotten the pics out of the big camera yet, but there’s some good stuff below – enjoy! UPDATED –…

Bloggus Interruptus (again)

Ah, the stupidity of having one’s own blog develop the belief that one is a spammer – and there’s nothing to be done about it, for such belief will not expire for 24 hours from the time it first developed.…

End of the evening

Hmm, I wonder if this shot of Mickey and the gang is properly licensed? All the lights on the midway were very pretty at night; they don’t translate well to pictures, I’m afraid. Below, the sign when we were leaving…

The concert crowd gathers!

Above is the grandstand, aka the free seating. We saw people starting to line up as early as 5:00 PM for the 7:30 PM show. I’m glad we bought tickets instead. It was too damned hot to be lined up…

Pre-show entertainment

As mentioned, Chris Cagle’s crew was loading his trailer, which was attached to a big tour bus. Well, it was wedged too damned tightly in between booths and such, and it had a terrible time getting out of the space.…

The Grease and the Gecko

Chris had a deep-seated need for “those curly fried potato things”, which I admit were good, but they were horribly greasy. The place where she got these was also selling batter-dipped, deep-fried mushrooms, and the guy gave me a free…

Celebrity sightings

Late in the afternoon, we spied an Alan Jackson tour rig! Kept peering through the fence, but there was no sign of “something tall and strong” anywhere back there. Meanwhile, the star of the 3:30 PM concert, Chris Cagle, was…