This bonnie, wee lass ↑ loved the camera and called excitedly to her parents when I focused on her before the parade began.
Danica, Sue and JJ see the parade nearing. ↓
The candy canes never stopped coming. ↑
A nod to the past with this horse and buggy. ↓
↑ Sparks and Brownies
↓ Citizen of the Year
↑ ↓ The parade would be incomplete without pipers.
This isn't Macy's or Eaton's: ↑ one of our bigger floats. Many are pulled by pickups ... or whatever is at hand. ↓
Most floats or groups were introduced by banners. ↑ ↓
It is Canada, and hockey was well represented. ↑ ↓
Whoville was this year's theme. ↑ ↓
The mutts did their part. ↑ ↓
A fab smile. ↑
The traditional story: definitely not Whoville. ↓
The drummer from the high school band. ↓ In a cultural difference from the USA, we don't usually do marching bands in our high schools, so they rode on a float. Some communities do have marching bands, but ours is too small.
Grandma and the kids enjoyed themselves. ↑ ↓
No Santa shot for me. I took some, but they were terrible. Better luck next year.
The week before, we had our annual trimming of the tree at Sha's house. Here is a link to Sue's blog: no sense duplicating. The top two posts are about the tree party.