Independence Day

My favorite parades are not those of the professional gigantic floats and inflatable cartoon characters, but the small-town variety featuring decorated bicycles and the local fire truck. Especially if there are participants expressing themes so personal and local that they are perfectly incomprehensible to an out-of-towner.





2 thoughts on “Independence Day

  1. One year we took French houseguests to our local July 4th parade, which featured, among many quirky participants, the local Safeway’s delivery truck. Our friends were trying to imagine a Franprix truck in the Bastille Day parade.

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