Well, all good things must come to an end, and, as every year, this one went by way too fast.

Several of the attendees had to bail last evening, a couple even during the middle of the night.  I’m sure I’ve missed a couple of goodbyes already.

But there’s still a bunch of us with time before check out and the rush to the airport, so we have one last communal and emotional breakfast.

Hiro’s last breakfast

About halfway through the morning, Joe & Stephen had to get Hiro onto his flight.

and Hiro got his final photos


Hug after hug, with some coming back for seconds, as they just can’t stand the thought of going back to civilization after our weekend of musical bliss – but finally the lobby has almost cleared out.

…but still having a blast to the very last.

And then Noontime marks the official end of the 10th Harp Guitar Gathering…

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