Let's start with a couple of videos. This is Trombone Shorty from New Orleans, and he TEARS it up with his trombone - very funkilicious!
Next is when I got mesmerized by watching hundreds of people walk by while I was sitting on a curb eating dinner. Just stare into the middle of the frame at all those legs and lots of bare feet - how do they not step on something? I found that very Zen. Ignore the bikinis and fat bellies, just stare at the legs. The human race is pretty cool overall.
Next would be Lucas eating a peanut butter and jelly sandwich...with a grilled banana and bacon - it was delicious, if a bit slippery.
Lots of grass and seating areas for your dining pleasure.
I'm grinning because I'm fixing to bust a move - look out!
The chick behind me joined me in my dance-fest...and her friends got more video and pics than mine did, but some 20-something guy gave Dean a free beer, "after seeing Mom dance around the group."
We rode the Ferris wheel the next day - nice view! I almost saw Robbie's house!
Check out this girl's KNITTED or CROCHETED bikini top! I saw a couple of these and want to make my own now.
Do you see Lucas? That's because these guys attacked him with bubbles as the girls looked on...
Luckily he came up with a grin, but it was a little over the top for a minute.
Which reminds me that the first night, Lucas asked me what that SMELL was. When I told him it was marijuana, he was indignant that the police were "doing NOTHING about it - it's ILLEGAL!" He relaxed a little bit when I told him the stats showed 15 arrests for possession of marijuana. And here's a guy with a horse head like Drew wanted.
Lastly, don't you dig this guy's pants? I need some of those for lounging around the house!
I will be back next year - it's better than Jazzfest in New Orleans, in my humble opinion, because it's not on a dry (or muddy) horsetrack, there's just as much great food, and the vendors and attendees were (for the most part) so friendly and laid back. You should check it out!