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Home from Dickens with [personal profile] murphymom. She asked me to drive, which meant that we stayed as long as I wanted to. :D

Got there right at opening. Made a beeline for the braiding studio, and there was still no line. Had tea for the first time at Cuthbert's, which was lovely, though the trifle would have benefited from another hour or two to sit and let the pound cake absorb a little more of the moisture. Got to all the shows we wanted to see, plus a few more (videos are all from previous years):

...and the French Postcards Tableaux, but you'll just have to imagine that one on your own. ;-)

Ran into (in no particular order) [tumblr.com profile] chronopunk and his mom, [livejournal.com profile] valiaderekin and her wife, and [livejournal.com profile] rmjwell and his Cubs regalia. (Enjoy that feeling as long as you can, man.)

Wish I could afford to go more than once a season, but I definitely feel like we got our money's worth this year.

Thanks (from @justme2)

Date: 2016-11-21 03:55 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
The Mister has been promising me a return trip to the Dickens Fair for the last 2 decades -- we'll definitely have to try and make it this year.

I had a wonderful time -

Date: 2016-11-23 06:09 pm (UTC)
murphymom: (Default)
From: [personal profile] murphymom
- and thank you for driving. Next year, we need to make sure we have reservations for Cuthbert's again. Maybe for the 4:00 slot, and we can have Bangers and Mash for luncheon.
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