I've wanted to go to a Renaissance Faire for a long time. They have one in Southern California, but it's always in August in the middle of the desert, which never sounded very pleasant. A coworker told me they were having one at the fairgrounds here in Raleigh, so I decided to check it out. It was a sad little event, not helped by the drizzly, grey, cold weather, and the exceedingly muddy ground. The highlight was the joust, which was quite humorous. I did enjoy using my new camera--just wish it'd been sunny so the pics would be prettier.