“Do you know," Peter asked, "why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories.” ~ J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan


there was a parade yesterday

there was booty shakin'

and a tractor breakin'. down.

there were tubas and top hats and too-tired twirlers,
jumpers and yawners and mis-marching marchers,
babies on shoulders,
and boy scouts and horses,
paper rose dragonflies,
and a princess (of courses!).


there were marching songs
and cymbals clashed backwards,
and that gary glitter song from all the football games,
(baseball too),
and once when a float stopped in front of us,
its speakers were blasting the talking heads'
wild wild life;
it felt like a seventh inning stretch but i only danced a little.



  1. Looks like so much fun, especially the booty shaking.

  2. Man! Looks like a great time was had by all!!!
    Thank for sharing, it brought a smile to my face!

  3. What was the occasion? It's ok to dance full out, all the way.

  4. lots of big smiles. love the dog photo! and yes, how can you not smile?


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