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THE 4TH OF JULY...BEAUTIFUL, SUNNY DAY...COULDN'T BE ANY BETTER..I ARRIVED AT THE ('09) MOTEL AT 10:04...EASY TO FIND AND KAREN WAS WAITING THERE FOR ME...I HAD CALLED EARLIER TO GET THE ROOM AT SUPER 8, SO IT WAS ALL READY FOR US...GAVE SOME MAGNETS AWAY TO THE STAFF AND THEN WE TOOK OFF FOR AVON...TO GET THERE EARLY...SO WE WOULD GET A GOOD PARKING PLACE!...SO BEFORE 11 WE ARRIVED AND FOUND ONE ABOUT 1 BLOCK AWAY...WE GRABBED OUR CHAIRS AND PLOPPED THEM DOWN ...BEHIND THE YELLOW TAPE...NEAR THE SOUND BOOTH...AHHHH...WE WERE THERE...LOTS WAS GOING ON...BOOTHS WERE SET UP...THE SMELLS OF RHUBARB PIE...STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE..(WITH  POWDERMILK BISCUITS)...FRIES...BRAUTS...FILLED THE AIR...THOSE FRIES LOOKED SO GOOD I GOT THEM...KAREN AN ICE CREME...EARLIER SHE HAD BROUGHT SOME SANDWICHES THAT HAD ALREADY BEEN EATEN...WE WERE PLANNING FOR THE LONG DAY..(UNTIL 5 PM-7 PM) WHEN WE WOULD SEE  WITH GREAT ANTICIPATION THIS GREAT LIVE RADIO SHOW FROM GARRISON KEILLOR...THEN WE FOUND OUT THAT AT 1 THEY WOULD TAKE DOWN THE YELLOW BORDER AND ANYONE COULD RUN AS FAST AS THEY COULD...WITH CHAIRS IN HAND.. AND CLAIM THEIR NEW SPOT...THEY COULD GET SO MUCH CLOSER...WE DECIDED TO STAY RIGHT WHERE WE WERE AS THERE WAS A SLIGHT 'GULLY' AHEAD AND I HAVE TROUBLE RUNNING ON FLAT GROUND...LET ALONE SLOPED GRASS...ALL THE ANXIOUS PEOPLE LINED UP BEHIND THE YELLOW PLASTIC BARRIER SO I THOUGHT WHY NOT GIVE THEM A MAGNET...SO I GRABBED MOTHER'S FLOUR SIFTER.(WITH MAGNETS TIGHTLY ADHERED INSIDE AND OUT AND SAID...'I HAVE MADE 200 MAGNETS FOR THE FREE CONCERT...CELEBRATING OUR FREEDOM...AND AM GIVING MY MAGNETS FREE...SO THOSE MAGNETS DISAPPEARED QUICKLY....THEN THE BARRIER WAS CUT AND HUNDREDS AND HUNDREDS OF 'ABLE-BODIED' ADULTS RAN....AND I MEAN RAN TO MARK THEIR TERRITORY WITH THEIR CHAIRS...IT WAS MORE FUN TO WATCH ...THAN PARTICIPATE!...I ROAMED AROUND AND TOOK MY PICTURES OF ALL THOSE WONDERFUL PEOPLE, ....ENJOYING THIS HOT...4TH OF JULY DAY...THAT GARRISON KEILLER HAD SO WONDERFULLY GIVEN ....FREE...TO OVER 10,000 PEOPLE..(THE LOCAL PAPER REPORTED THE NEXT DAY)..WHAT A TREAT!!LUCKILY I HAPPENED TO TAKE A PICTURE OF SOMEONE WHO WAS IN CHARGE...AND SHE SAID SHE COULD GET SOMETHING TO GARRISON...SO I BROUGHT TO HER THE SEVERAL MAGNETS FOR HIS CREW...AND ESPECIALLY THAT BLUE/RED DICHROIC THAT I HAD EARLIER PULLED FROM THE KILN...ONLY IN 'HORROR' SO SEE A SMALL HOLE ON THE RED SIDE...AND THEN AFTER A FEW SECONDS REALIZED...OF COURSE...IT'S LAKE WOBEGONE!!..SHE TOLD ME THE PACKAGE WILL BE ON HIS DESK MONDAY MORNING..(I SO LIKE RESPONSIBLE PEOPLE...THAT TELL YOU SOMETHING...AND THEN DO IT!...WE DO THAT IN MINNESOTA!)....THIS IS GETTING LONG SO I WILL PUT ALL THOSE PICTURES....ON THE NEXT PAGE...THANKS GARRISON...I HAD A BALL...SOMEWHAT SUN-BURNED...BUT IT WAS WORTH IT!..WE WERE ALSO SO SURPRISED TO HEAR GARRISON ....THE BOYS' CHOIR...AND ALL THE REST PRACTICING BEFORE THE SHOW!CE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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