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  • Wine & Alligators…the Perfect Pairing (Part 2: South Beach Wine & Food Festival)

    A guest blog post by Tracy   Continued from: Wine & Alligators…the Perfect Pairing (Part 1: Pre-Festival in Miami)   Part 2:  Let the Festivities Begin! Now for the festival details.  The festival ran from Wednesday, February 21st, to Sunday, February 25th.  With over 90 (90!!!) events taking place over five days, we somehow narrowed our […]

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  • Costuming a Barbarian at Texas Renaissance Festival

    Texas Renaissance Festival (TRF for short) runs every year during October and November in Todd Mission, Texas (just north of Houston).  There is something for everyone!  Costuming, jousting and other shows, shopping for handcrafts, festival eating, people watching, and wine/mead drinking.  As a casual costumer, I try to play along with their themed weekends (Oktoberfest, […]