|A view of the crowd from the upper deck.|
|Here are some of the entrants, lined up in front of the stage prior to the start. Notice the tense, competitive postures of the little ones on the grass?? They are dead serious about this.|
|This young man has elegant style, and kept his hands gracefully away from the edges of the tank.|
And then there are the 3 year-olds, who have figured out that you can go up on stage, have hundreds of people focused intently on you, and still get roars of delight from everyone by simply reaching down in the tank and plucking a Poagie out with your hand...
|Check out my Granddaughter's face on the right - she's realizing the coup this little girl just made - cheers and bravos from the crowd - without having to stick her head down under the water with all that fish-slime! Rats!|
|And another Jolly Mon Captain's Meeting, complete with Poagie Bobbing, is over.|