The music is playing, and the crowd just started showing up. It looks like the predicted thunderstorm will hold off for a while (we may be sleepless, but we prefer to stay dry!) and there’s a nice breeze keeping us cool.
Someone had a great idea and has been handing out “Dean Rags” – just strips of white cotton that you can use to keep the sweat out of your eyes. With the temperature approaching 95 degrees, people are already taking advantage of them.