I’ve got Sonshine on a Cloudy Day

First off, the MC sang this song all the time and ruined it.  But I move on.

Now get this song playing to set the mood:

We went to Sonshine Music Festival this weekend.  Well, we went Wednesday, leaving at 6:30 AM and came back Saturday late night, so I don’t know if that should read “this weekend” or “this past week”.  (You can see how my brain is functioning this morning.) 

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I hadn’t been to Sonshine since I turned 21, so some of you are doing the math and coming up with “4 years ago” but really it would have been in 1996, when I turned 21 for real and celebrated our first anniversary all in one week.

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We saw Switchfoot.  In fact, Crazy Man got a high five from Jon Foreman because Crazy Man isn’t afraid of being trampled by the crowd and he pushed his way up to the stage.

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And we saw Skillet.    I was pretty impressed, actually.  I actually enjoyed the concert.  In. the. rain.  Fire and rain together = good.

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Day 3 started with a much anticipated hair purchase.

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This hair really came in handy when Bill hoisted Crazy Man up in the crowd of the Toby Mac concert.  Again, Crazy Man got a high five from the Tobster himself!   He will never wash his hands again, although he doesn’t do that all that often without reminders from mom anyway.  Thanks to the Mohawk, I could find him in the crowd – look close, you can see him, and then you can assume Bill is right under him, with aching shoulders. 

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Does this seem like it is all about Crazy Man?  Oh yes, other Piepers were there as well. 

JP and his two trusty side kicks were themselves a sideshow.  Ahhhhh, teenagers. 

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JP gave the experience 2 “thumbs” up (with his super-wrinkled, been-walking-in-puddles-for-3-days feet.)

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The girls spent the whole time doing whatever they wanted, and checking in periodically. 

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Oh yeah, I had friends there too!!  These other kids had to have come from somewhere!

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Bill and I celebrated our 16th anniversary while there. 

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And there was plenty of mud for everyone…

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…Even for those of us trying to stay clean…

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Name these bands:

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There was reading ~

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There was wrestling ~

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There was napping ~

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And we had a really good time. And we will go back.

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Ugly people put ur hands down!!

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Rachelle
    Jul 21, 2011 @ 08:29:13

    Sounds like a fun time. My nephew went too. Skillet is pretty awesome!

    Reply

  2. Trackback: So many reasons! « Our Piep Show

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