Sunday, November 25, 2012

Festival of Lights Parade

We took the El train downtown on an expedition to see us some festival of lights parading a few weeks back. It was crowded and noisy and chaotic and fabulous.
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And when you arrive more than an hour before it starts to secure some good sidewalk real estate you get views like this...
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and you get to pass the time by inventing games like 'smash Papa's face'
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But when the parade begins and the lights go on there is wonder and awe...
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and Mickey & Minnie (Evy just calls them the mouses)
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and lights and giant blow up things...
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and at the end: Santa! Jason and I felt like we were Ralphie standing on tip toes to see it all.
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The best part of the night was after the parade was finished thousands of folks strolling down Michigan Ave. It was a crush of humanity y'all.
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then we headed home on the train (sporting some serious hat hair obviously)
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Yes, it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas......
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2 comments:

Andrea {kerubo mama} said...

These pictures are FAB-U-LOUS!!! (I especially loved the first two!) So magical and festive! I love that you take the time to do such fun things with your girls. xo

Bibi Ronnie said...

Great pictures! Feel like I was there, without the cold and crush of people. Wait till she gets to meet the Mouses!