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Aug 3
Live streaming right now.

Live streaming right now.

My auburn-haired friend, for whom I can’t help having the hots because he reminds me of these beauties, has his reasons for not joining our Incuhair Movement. He’s promised not to shave his beard, though - presumably in solidarity with us. His “Incubeard,” he’s calling it. Works for me.

Moon Over Firefly
Well, boys and girls, that about does it for the Firefly Music Festival 2012. All my photos and videos have now been posted. Admittedly amateur, but I hope you enjoyed them. In case you missed any, you can find them all here.
I want to say thank you to my best road trip buddy Gretchen, who came with me to Firefly even though she wasn’t familiar with any of the bands, and who stood with me in the rain during Jack White’s show, and who slowed her pace to keep step with my hobbling. She even took a break from veganism to help me hunt down Delaware’s best ice cream. A true friend. ♥

Moon Over Firefly

Well, boys and girls, that about does it for the Firefly Music Festival 2012. All my photos and videos have now been posted. Admittedly amateur, but I hope you enjoyed them. In case you missed any, you can find them all here.

I want to say thank you to my best road trip buddy Gretchen, who came with me to Firefly even though she wasn’t familiar with any of the bands, and who stood with me in the rain during Jack White’s show, and who slowed her pace to keep step with my hobbling. She even took a break from veganism to help me hunt down Delaware’s best ice cream. A true friend. ♥

The Black Keys at Firefly 2012 - Lonely Boy (excerpt) & I Got Mine

True to form, my camera battery flatlined during the set’s last song. So many bands, so little juice. But just before the final encore I remembered I also had an iTouch with me. Not fancy, but at least in some way I was able to capture a great ending to a great festival. 

The Black Keys at Firefly 2012 - Little Black Submarines

Blurry view, awesome song.

The Black Keys at Firefly 2012 - Run Right Back (excerpt)

Bless the big screen. Curse whatever made me press “stop.”

The Black Keys at Firefly 2012 - Next Girl

The Black Keys at Firefly 2012 - Howlin’ For You

Mmmf. I’d howl for Dan Auerbach.

The Black Keys at Firefly.

Stay tuned, my lovelies! I’m on my way home from Firefly, and if I make it back in one piece I’ll have some fairly decent video for you of Walk the Moon, Jack White, Young the Giant, Cake, Modest Mouse, The Killers, Awolnation, Death Cab for Cutie, The Flaming Lips, and The Black Keys. It’s a miracle I made it out of the Awolnation crowd alive! More in a couple of days…

Firefly meetup?

(Sorry, Browncoats, I mean the other Firefly.)

If anyone wants to meet up at the Firefly Festival this weekend, just look for someone who is probably around your parents’ age, either hobbling around with a cane, or on crutches, or just limping if I’m having a good day. (Now you really want to meet me, don’t you?)

Just my luck a chronic illness chose this of all months to come out of remission, but eff-it, I’m going anyway. A specialist could have shot me up with some hellacious (but effective) meds by now, but somehow the "but I have to go see Jack White" excuse wasn’t considered enough of an emergency. Can you believe that?

Meanwhile, people are starting to post their “must see” lists, so here’s mine:

Friday - Jack White
Saturday - Cake, Modest Mouse
Sunday - Awolnation, The Flaming Lips, The Black Keys

I’ll be happy with that, if I can manage it. My “B” list includes The Killers, Grouplove, Death Cab for Cutie, The Wallflowers, Walk the Moon, Imagine Dragons, and Young the Giant - and before you Young the Giant fans start giving me a hard time for not putting them on my “A” list (like you did a few weeks ago when I described them as “kinda” cute instead of “hella” cute) the only reason is because I’ve already seen them once. I do plan to make every effort to catch them again, though, and as a sign of good faith, here’s a hella sexy screenshot:

Wait - Modest Mouse is going to be at Firefly too? Could this festival (for which I just got my very high-tech wristband) possibly get any more awesome? This is why I’m so frustrated, because after ten years of normal, a chronic illness has suddenly reared its pesky head again, and I can’t really walk or stand for any length of time. Worst of all, I was so proud of myself back in May when I saw Incubus and had to stand up for hours. I had to laugh, because all the young people around me were groaning, “oh my back, oh my legs,” and I said to them, “hey, I’m at least twice your age - if I can do this, you can!” Hopefully, those days are not over for me. I won’t be better in time for Firefly, but I’m still going, dammit, and will do the best I can. I mean, Jack White, the Black Keys, the Flaming Lips, Cake, the Killers, Awolnation, Young the Giant, Death Cab for Cutie, AND Modest Mouse? Even if you had to hobble, wouldn’t you go anyway?

Evidently it’s this lovely boy’s birthday today. He was born May 14 during one of my favorite years.

Evidently it’s this lovely boy’s birthday today. He was born May 14 during one of my favorite years.

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May 2
I am going!!!!  :-D

I am going!!!!  :-D