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I am a self proclaimed coffee addict and Executive Director of a non profit missions agency working primarily in the Mexican cities of Oaxaca, Guadalajara, and Ensenada. I've been married for over 30 years to Chelle, and we have one grown son, Joseph, a graduate of Auburn University in Alabama.

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Sunday, January 04, 2009

I Love A Parade

January 1st, while many folks in our beautiful country were still freezing, I was warm and cozy in sunny Pasadena, California watching the annual Tournament of Roses Parade.

Sitting right below the KTLA television booth, manned by longtime commentators Bob Eubanks and Stephanie Edwards, we had a fantastic view.

[This years Sweepstakes Trophy winner from Rainbird Industries]

This float from Rainbird was just spectacular, as their entry usually is. Before the parade, we had a chance to walk the staging area. It was there that we saw the decoration and detail close up. It simply is one of the best floats I have ever seen in the Rose Parade.

After the game, we headed to my in-laws house to nurse our colds, have a great meal, and watch the USC, er, I mean the Rose Bowl in which SC manhandled Penn State.

So that's it for now, but I wanted to leave you with just one more thought.

Comments on "I Love A Parade"


Blogger James Manning said ... (7:47 AM) : 

It was a disgusting game. I hate the Big Ten


Blogger Dave Miller said ... (8:21 AM) : 

Sorry James. But if you live in this area, USC is as close to professional football as we get!


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