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It Didn’t Rain on Our Parade November 27, 2021

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The 95th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade went on without a hitch. The wind was calm, the temperature better than it has been in the past few years and it was live, not virtual as was last year’s parade. I got there early (as usual) and found a perfect seat in the top row of the bleachers. The top row has a back so body aches were kept at a minimum. The toughest part of waiting is the waiting. Over two long hours go by and the crowd will cheer at anything that goes by…flying pigeons, bomb sniffing dogs or whatever crosses our path. I also got to meet and chat with some of the lovely people waiting with me. The week before the parade I read a bunch of articles about the Parade’s early days. This was my favorite . By the time Santa shows up (he is the last float) all of the people around me had gone home. They could not take the cold. One of my mantras is ’there is no bad weather…just bad clothing choices.’ I had lots of layers on, including silk liners, a big ol’ hat, my mask and, hand warmers. I had fun. Hope your Thanksgiving was yummy. Enjoy!

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1. Ellen Lee - November 27, 2021

Fabulous – brings back such fond memories. MY Dad used to take my sister and I there when we were little. We’d sit on the curb. One year my aunt and uncle took us and I got lost. Watched the parade from Macy’s lost and found.

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judylobo - November 27, 2021

What a terrific memory for you. You made me laugh

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2. Irina - November 27, 2021

I like your mantra. My memories of the parade as a kid are feeling chilled. You have inspired me to give it a try next year.

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judylobo - November 27, 2021

Go for it!

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3. fotobuff14 - November 27, 2021

Great photos Judy. You captured the event beautifully. Thanks for sharing.

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4. harb43 - November 27, 2021

Wonderful photos, they made me feel like I was there! THANKS!

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judylobo - November 27, 2021

It looks much warmer where you are! LOL

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harb43 - November 27, 2021

Indeed it is, this morning we started at 57 and then go upwards!!! No long-johns here!

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5. Mary Radice - November 27, 2021

Spectacular Judy….
Baste. Thanksgiving. Ever 🙂

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6. Judy - November 27, 2021

Wow! Almost better than being there! Thanks for posting.

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judylobo - November 28, 2021

Thanks Judy. Happy Thanksgiving to you and Jim

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