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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Another First For These Eyes.

While it technically wasn't her first parade, it was the first one she watched, reacted to and enjoyed. (Technically her first one was a Memorial Day parade in a local small town that included five, yes five, things. A police car, fire truck, marching band, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts.)

I am happy to report that the Northeast Parade was much bigger and tons of fun. For the eightieth anniversary of Northeast Days, there were one hundred and eleven entrants in the parade.

We loved every moment of Tuesday night's 95 degree festivities and we not only ran into friends and family we didn't know were attending but also a long lost friend of mine who confessed to reading this here blog. (Hi A!) I will absolutely not buy those junky inflatable balloons and toys they sell along the street. And just a few tears were shed over this. While T and M have known this all along, H was pretty bummed.

Good news though, I'll always spring for an ice cream treat.

5 Comments:

Blogger Lu, Poppies Blooming said...

You have a lovely family!

June 25, 2009 at 8:09 AM  
Blogger darcie said...

Ya! I love a good parade! Looking forward to our families first one of the summer this weekend!

oh yeah - and HURRAY for ice cream treats!

June 25, 2009 at 8:14 AM  
Blogger Rodman Life said...

It's been so long since I've gone to a parade.. that looks like it was very fun!!

June 25, 2009 at 8:54 AM  
Anonymous dadio said...

The fun is never ending! Was a great time.Loved the smiles from the bigs & smalls.

Dadio

June 25, 2009 at 11:35 AM  
Blogger Jon, Sara, Tyler, and Sophie said...

Glad you didn't get rained or heated out. :-) I love parades, and I think that they are even more fun as a parent. The smiles and excitement of children at parades are contageous.

June 25, 2009 at 3:17 PM  

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