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Jun 6, 2010

SUMMER SUNDAY - A CITY CELEBRATES

I am joining in with The Tablescaper for Summer Sundays. You should have a look over there...after you are finished here first.
The first Saturday in June is a celebration for our little town. The weather doesn't always cooperate but rain or shine the celebration goes on. We have lived here for 27 years and for most of those years the parade would go right past our house. This photo was taken about 19 years ago in front of our house. My youngest son is in the middle.
There are a lot of events that take place throughout the day. Pancake breakfast, salmon barbecue, bands for all ages and it ends with a fireworks show. Lots of parties throughout the area in backyards everywhere.
Where I live this is the start of summer...even if it is raining again today.


8 comments:

The Tablescaper said...

What a wonderful tradtion. How fortunate for you to live in such a place that has a history that continues on.

Thanks so much for joining my first "Summer Sundays". Hope you'll be back next week.

- The Tablescaper

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

Wow, that's a long time to live in one place. You must know every nook, and cranny of your town, what a great history to be part of.

Let's hope for a break in the rain today for you to enjoy it.

Jen

Cate said...

That is a cool tradition! Wow, 27 years in one town! You must know the history like the back of your hand!

Dianne said...

thank you for your really kind comment on my photos

your son's hat is wonderful, he sure was a cool kid :)
I love photos of people looking away, there's something so touching about them

Sara's Sweet Surprise said...

Hello Lori ~I wanted to stop by to reconnect. I've had a few absences from blogging and have lost touch with some of my friends.

These kinds of traditions are what summers all about.
The memory will last forever...come rain or shine. :)

I hope you can stroll by so we can reacquaint ourselves.

Sweet wishes,
Sara

dogsmom said...

I love small towns and festivals.
Ours in this coming Saturday, honoring our German heritage.

Kathleen said...

Happy Summer! It rained on your parade..that is not nice!

Kammy said...

I know it....to be young again..thanks for looking at my pics :o)
I hope that the rest of the Summer is fantastic for you !
I am getting ready for vacation so not much blogging - I will catch up with you later, gator !
Hugs ~ Kammy

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