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As we are in the heart of the Texas Renaissance Festival season I must confess I am of two minds about not being hired this year.

One the one hand I have the entire series of fall weekends to myself. That means we get to play the Austin Celtic Festival and I can go to the Airshow and the Quilt Festival and do all those things I have been deprived of in the fall as a result of 15+ years of dedication and sacrifice to the festival.

But there are things I miss. There are some very good memories tied up in that experience.

I was poking round the Internets and I found some pictures someone took that time Istanpitta pranked us by dressing as us and parodying the Flu Pandemic a few years ago.

Istanpitta
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Istanpitta
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The Sailors are amused
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Seeing Sahira dressed as Joe was about the most ridiculously funny thing I have ever had the opportunity to behold.

Goodbye Texas Renaissance Festival, we hardly knew ye

3 thoughts on “Goodbye Texas Renaissance Festival, we hardly knew ye

  • October 10, 2006 at 2:51 pm
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    So what gives with the Faire, anyhow? I heard rumors there were significant cutbacks on the entertainment in an attempt to save money.

    It’s hard to imagine TRF without you guys.

  • October 11, 2006 at 7:24 am
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    you guys were the only show i’ve consistently gone to at faire – guess my crew and i will stick to drinking at prince of wales pub and harassing our ex-coworkers as they stroll on by. >=)

  • October 11, 2006 at 9:41 pm
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    I’m going to pout about it here too. We walked in the gate, we bought the schedule, and … *GASP* there was no FFS. We had told the in-laws all about you. Jason wanted to make audience puppets for the show for this year. And … they didn’t hire you.

    I was very sad about the lack of stages and shows – it is what has made the festival what I have loved for the past 5 years. It just seemed empty this year.

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