Just because it makes me happy … One of my favorite photos from the fall show: Vandal works for me during the Texas Renaissance Festival. I snapped this photo one morning while he was ‘bumping’ the mixer, in order to incorporate all of the flour for the Cinnamon Squealers without making a huge mess.… Continue reading my favorite baker
My friend Kenny Klein explains the Renaissance festival circuit from a working minstrel’s point of view: Here.
It’s Friday. When you have a business that is only open to the public on Saturday and Sunday, Friday is equal to the early hours of Monday morning. So today I’m running errands, hoping to catch a few minutes with a chiropractor, and making sure everything is in place for my employees to do their… Continue reading Friday equals Monday
I’m sorry I haven’t posted more recently. I’m in the midst of the busiest week of my busiest month of the year. Labor Day weekend is a weekend of great festivals nationwide, and if the weather is good, it can be a considerable chunk of a street vendor’s income. It’s gorgeous here this summer, and… Continue reading Busiest week of my busiest month
I’d forgotten how the Texas heat folds itself around you as you walk out of an air conditioned space. At first it’s pleasant, but I’m certain that extended exposure would be a very different experience. I’m just moving from the air conditioned store to my air conditioned rental car. I’ve flown to Texas to hire… Continue reading A Working Weekend in Texas