I see it's been a while since I've written to you, and an even longer time since I've actually said anything. Let me catch you up: The Carolina Renaissance Festival
ended strong, which was nice. Our friend Dextre Tripp
actually warned us that Carolina's always like that, first weekend is good, then it's slow for most of 'em, but the last few really rock. It was true again this year. We spent December singing Christmas Carols for Toast of Christmas Past, spent Christmas day with Susan's Aunt going out for Chinese food and watching a movie, but I don't remember what we saw.
We both got jobs at the High Museum
in their audio tour department. Part-time work, but enough to pay the bills until faire season starts again.
We did the two weekends of the Riverdale Kiwanis Medieval Faire
, which was good fun, but a long drive. We came back to Atlanta to work tues-thurs during the week. Then we got a call back from the Florida Renaissance Faire
. We'd been talking to them since Bristol
, and they had narrowed it down to two acts to fill the slot they needed, us or Iris & Rose
(also friends of ours.) They chose them. So we the got day jobs to last until Scarborough
started. So last week we got a call back saying that I&R couldn't make it after all and were we still available? We took the job, got the contract on my birthday! (oh, I turned 40 last week) and now I've got 2 days left of the job at the High and a bit less than a week to pack up and head to Florida, when we'd been planning on another 2 months. All very exciting. So obviously I'm procrastinating by making a livejournal entry.
We've got quite a few library gigs lined up through Unbound Booking
in Wisconsin while we're at Bristol. Which is cool. But they're kid-oriented gigs, and we're not generally a kid-oriented show. So we need to work up some more material. A the same time the Florida faire said they prefer dirtier songs at their pub sing, and it's okay for us to say "fuck". So we need to work up some more material.
That appears to be all I've got for now.
Hope all is well with you,