Saturday, May 17, 2014

Montford Music and Arts Festival

Nina and I went to the Montford Music and Arts Festival in the Montford neighborhood in Asheville today. I'm still getting to know my new camera, so I took it along and tried to remember to be on the lookout for photo opportunities. There were a few interesting things to see, but I mostly wanted to capture the fact that people were enjoying themselves.

Here are the results. Right click/open in new tab to see bigger.

As you can see, a good time was had by all.

Well, except maybe this poor kid, who had the only tear-smeared face I saw all afternoon, and was bawling conspicuously:

I'll leave you with a sampling of the toe-tapping bluegrass music we heard, from a band called "Cat Dragons."

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Random thought

I don't know why this just occurred to me, but it did, so I'll put it out there.

If, a couple of years ago, somebody had told me that, between Shane Shleger and Jason Mercier, one of them would out himself as a devout Christian and one would out himself as a drug addict, I probably would have guessed wrong which was which.

Monday, May 12, 2014

PokerNews article #16

In a departure from my usual general subject matter, I wrote (at the request of my editor) about my first WSOP experience: