Category Archives: Festivals

09.17.16: Northglenn Pirate Festival

09.16.15: Northglenn Pirate Fest and Ball

Friday, 16 September 2016Northglenn, Denver, Colorado Early to rise, running late, the adventuring duo – Sir Thomas Oisin Leaf and Cian the Prince of Endurance headed out to prepare for their first festival to vend together without Lady Etain. Packing up the trailer with merchandise, Prince Cian playing with Evie during the morning while Daddy […]

The Rise and Fall of a Technogypsie

Life of a Nomad, Our rise and fall From the journal of Sir Thomas Leaf McGowan, 16 August 2016 “Its amazing how many people asked us during a weekend we were vending last month … “So Leaf, where are you living these days – you seem to be everywhere?” to which i replied “We live […]

08.14.16 Day 2 – Second Star Festival

That afternoon as the festival began winding down, the crew began the tedious task of breaking down their booth, packing up their inventory, and saying farewell to their friends and extended family. Good times had by all. Sir Leaf used baby wipes to remove most of his silver paint, and they attempted on their trek […]

08.13.16 – 2nd Star Festival, Day 1

Saturday, 13 August 20152nd Star Festival 2016, Florence, Oregon Chilled with coastal cold temperatures, the adventurers awoke not wanting to get out of the sleeping bags in their tent knowing it would be colder outside. They ventured out into a fog bank, mists roaming in from the beach that was a stone’s toss from their […]

04.19.16: Replenishing at Tub Springs

Tuesday, 19 April 2016Eugene – Canyonville – Ashland – Klamath Falls, Oregon As the explorers awoke in Springfield/Eugene at the Motel 6, they made cereal for breakfast and headed back on the road. They stopped by Flappin Flags for re-surplus and were back on the road south. As the explorers headed south, they stopped for […]

04.18.16: Back to the Gorge and Willamette

Monday, 18 April 2016Hood River, Portland, Eugene, Oregon A successful “Feast of Fools” the merchant explorers had. As they drove back to the Gorge they dropped by Hood River early in the morning to fuel up at the Riverfront Valero, grab breakfast at McDonalds, and ship off an order at the Postal Annex. After checking […]

04.17.16: Feast of Fools, Day 2

Sunday, 17 April 2016Bonney Lake – Lacey, Washington The merchants were up at the crack of dawn and did some pre-packing up of merchandise since the event ended later today. Merchanting was good albeit short, and new friends met. Before dark fall they had the booth packed up. They were one of the last vendors […]

04.16.16: Feast of Fools, Day 1

Saturday, 16 April 2016Feast of Fools, Bonney Lake, Washington Sir Thomas Leaf was up at the crack of dawn to do finishing touches on the booth while Lady Etain and the Prince slept. The event opened around noon, and they were all up to greet customers. Luckily the playground was just across the path from […]

04.15.16: Feast of Fools

Friday, 15 April 2016Olympia – Bonney Lake, Washington Early to rise, the adventurers had the breakfast buffet that the hotel offered and took a swim before hitting the road. The Prince was in his glory … he loved water. That’s not surprising since six of his planets are in Pisces. The merchant explorers filled up […]