i restrained myself from buying things, with just a couple of gifty exceptions. there was some amazing stuff to be purchased. i didn't once hear myself refer to this as a "crap fair," as i have admittedly done in the past at other, ahem, crap fairs.
below, the yeti and my lovely table mate (hey, look, she's wearing a milo in maine scarf!).
i saw lots of my favorite people there, some of whom i haven't seen in years. i also got to meet allie of broke 207 (one of my very favorite portland blogs). i think i scared her off with my awkward chatter about nancy drew.