Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Hurrah for the Red, White and Blue!

Here in New England, Memorial Day is a big deal. The flags were lining the street, the sun was shining and the energy was high. Murray the Greater has a beautiful red tractor that was the Audubon float. Natty rode with her Audubon camp friends, waved and threw candy to the crowd (She's got parade experience -   the Iceworm Parade in Cordova when she was 2 months old). Murray was supposed to drive the tractor, but Tom Sawyered Sarah (Audubon directer) into doing it at the last minute so he got to watch with Sam.

The parade was followed by moving speeches and free ice cream from We-Lik-It. Our afternoon then consisted of Lemonade selling (Natalie), Dumpster chucking (Murray) and Mowing the lawn/Nattering About (Jen and Sam). 

The grand finale: Natty treated us to more We-Lik-It ice cream from her profits, which we ate at the Abington Burying Grounds. The flags in this cemetery mark the graves of men who fought in the Revolutionary War. We all went to bed feeling grateful for our many, many blessings.

1 comment:

  1. your pictures are gorgeous -- love it. - but i'd like to know a little more about the iceworm parade.