Went to the parade on Friday. 11:00. It passed through town and ended down by the post office. It had your usual ingredients:
Floats (plus fun hats)
Tractors (the pink tractor that usually appeared did not appear–bummer)
Plus a 1952 Citroen–now that’s patriotic! Maybe we should have a parade on July 14th with this puppy in the lead.
We stuck around town for some free ice cream offered by a local church (You’ll love our other Sundays too!) and watched some kids get wet in the dunk tank. It wasn’t hot. I could have used a sweatshirt. The dunk tank did look fun, however.
At days end we watched the fireworks from our porch. A few of them of them were a little hidden by the hill, but behind the screen we had no mosquitoes. The highlight was one burst that spread out into a huge smiley face. We ended the day happy, all independent and stuff. Hope you had a happy Fourth yourself.
Went to the parade. Sweated. My son and I waited in the sun while the girls in the family scooted off to ride a float. They handed 0ut candy while we watched the procession. We ate a slice of pizza afterwards at Good Times Cafe. Skipped the festivities. Too hot. Watched the fireworks in the swarm of mosquitoes from the home of friends in town. A good show, especially with the neighbors starting things off. It is hot again today. And tomorrow. Heat wave, baby.
On the Way to the Start
Girl Scout Float
Lots and Lots of Firetrucks...
And Classic Cars...
And My Favorite Tractor...
And of Course Llamas
Even the founding fathers would approve of llamas. I have not doubt.