Thursday, August 13, 2009

...Juice

Love's been a little bit hard on me....Just call me angel of the morning...Playing with the queen of hearts....

That's right, Juice Newton was playing at the county fair tonight. What a fun blast from the past! I haven't seen her in concert since....1983. Nathan was a tiny baby and we could barely afford the tickets, but oh how we needed a night out. Tonight, I didn't need a night out like an exhausted young mother with a new baby needs one, but on a soul level I needed a night out. Thanks, Juice! I didn't quit grinning the entire time.
(It's a good week for music. For the price of fair admission (a measly $7) one can listen to all kinds of acts. And tomorrow night my good friend and I are making a quick trip to Portland to see Joan Baez at the Zoo. More soul food in so many ways....)

3 comments:

LimesNow said...

Isn't music the best soul food? During my decades in San Diego, the County Fair featured some really big name concerts for the price of the fair ticket [which wasn't measly, but at least one got a big bang for the buck]. We saw Willie Nelson, the Doobie Brothers, James Taylor . . . maybe not all of them were firm favorites, but many times it was a better known performer than one might expect to see for "free".

I also loved the San Diego Pops each summer, which featured music that wasn't lame, despite the "Pops" designation. I remember sitting beside the bay in the night,eating my gourmet picnic dinner with champagne, my mother, daughter and I each enjoying Judy Collins.

Doozyanner said...

Soul food...a road trip with a friend I rarely get to see anymore, getting to see my daughter, even if only for a short visit, and a stop at a HUGE fabric store that's having a sale this weekend...ahhh

LimesNow said...

It doesn't get a whole lot better than that.