Thursday, July 07, 2016

July 4th 2016 ( Part 2 )

On July 4th proper, we headed off to Hillcrest bright and early for the Hillcrest Neighborhood Parade.  This year, the little boy was very content to sit down next to us, watching the parade like a Big Boy.  Part of me was going, "Wow, I don't have to go chasing after him this year", and part of me was thinking, "*sigh**silent weeping**heart breaking* he is acting like a Big Boy already"..... ARGH GROWING PAINS FOR PARENTS IS REAL, I TELL YOU!!!!!
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This year was the 20th anniversary of the Parade, and the community came out in droves to appreciate and participate.
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The little boy once again, was quite excited to go get the candy that was being thrown to the "audience", but once we got home, as usual, he promptly forgot all about them and hasn't mentioned them since.
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After the parade, everyone filed into the Multi Purpose Room for some ice cream and cookies!
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The little boy had 3 little cups of ice cream and decided that he liked Cookies and Cream the best!
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I managed to get him to pose with some props,
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and discovered the next day, that I was in the Photo Gallery of the Abilene Reporter News Online!

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Later that night it rained, but we waited it out and he went to bed a little later because we had promised fireworks, and by George, we would have fireworks!
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