I have to admit, I haven’t been to a parade since my daughter was drum majorette (I think). Saturday, I went to watch three of four grandchildren in our local town Veteran’s parade. It was cold.
Shivering kind of cold.
My grandsons rode on a fire truck  with my D-I-L’s stepdad. They were loving it. They adore their granddad.
My granddaughter debuted her baton twirling. I yelled her name to get a photo and when she turned she had a “I’m freezing” look frozen on her face. But, she’s related to me and she toughed it out. Ok, I might have been complaining prior to the parade about the cold. But, I did tough it out.

As I was walking back to my car, I came upon a sorry sight.
There was a parked pickup that was having an embarrassing day. You know how when you visit the restroom and you come out with toilet paper stuck to your shoes? Imagine you’re a pickup and you have no hands and you need to remove toilet paper stuck in one of your doors.

That’s what happened. I didn’t help out either. I laughed, took a picture and walked on.
Hey, I didn’t want to get involved and I don't know where that paper had been.


  1. What a wonderful day out, despite the freezing temps.

  2. Who doesn't love a parade, they're just so Americana ... Happy Monday to you :)

  3. How fun! I bet she did great, even if frozen! Those outfits look adorable!

    The toilet that's just plain weird. Why on earth?!? Good thing you didn't touch it!

  4. Too funny. Glad you enjoyed your day!

  5. Sweet little twirler ya have here. I can remember some of those 'frosty' parades in my day too.

    It's always a good day when there is a parade involved. So glad ya had a good day!

    God bless and have a beautiful week sweetie!!! :o)

  6. I had a good chuckle at the toilet paper truck moment. Glad you embraced the parade.

  7. Looks like a good parade and I'm sure the grand kids helped warm the day. :)

    Come on, you did not get involved? You know you could have washed YOUR hands. :)
    Jules @ Trying To Get Over The Rainbow

  8. i'm glad you enjoyed your day!

    i'd have done the exact same thing.
    i would have took a photo, laughed and walked on! lol!



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