Paul McCartney sang 39 songs on Friday night as he opened the second leg of his One on One 2017 tour here in Miami. He was amazing. I’m already scheming to try and see him again in September, hey a girl can hope….
One of the most amazing performances of the evening was Live and Let Die. The second to last song before the encore, Live and Let Die was a thrilling, adrenaline filled experience including the pyrotechnics. The band’s performance was absolutely savage. I had to keep reminding myself that he’s in his 70s…. I pray that when I am in my mid-70s, I am that youthful, agile and energetic. Paul is an absolute beast.
We took a trip to the Glades this evening so I could test out my camera before our big trip. If you’ve never been to the Everglades before, it is hard to imagine what it looks like. It doesn’t look like a swamp. It’s a peaceful, beautiful, slow moving river teaming with wildlife.
The most savage beast of the glades is the American Alligator. Fishing here comes with the added challenge of having to reel in the fish before the gators can steal it. The big gators will often sit below the fishing dock waiting for someone to reel one in and then they’ll pounce. Tonight we saw several large alligators in the water, which was great. Additionally, we also saw several baby gators hanging close to shore in the weeds hiding from the larger gators and other predators.
The Mayor had a lot of luck fishing for blue gill and tilapia with worms. Goalielocks was fishing for bass, but the bass were not biting. He had a near miss with a gator and gar. Gars are a pain in the butt to catch as they’ve got very sharp teeth (and a lot of them) and they’re hard to get off the line. The gnats were out in full force, so we only stayed out for about an hour and I got plenty of practice with the new camera.