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Macy’s parade (Part 2)

Here is the second half of the parade pictures from my perch on the park wall:

 

New York's contribution

 

NY Mounted Police joining the parade

I changed batteries about this time

 

 

 

 

 

Motorised ground nut

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on this one and you will be able to read the address

Central Park's contribution

 

 

 

 

This one, I did recognise

 

. . . . . . the feet arrived a few minutes later

 

 

 

 

The tail end!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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3 Responses

  1. Beautiful photos

  2. Ben,

    Pictures with captions gave me chuckles. Cute and funny.

    Sandy

  3. Love the parade pics, Ben. I wish I could have joined you, but even if I were closer, there is no way I would have lasted that long on a narrow wall! Your stamina is truly impressive! It was wonderful to talk to you on New Year’s Day, especially hearing you describe your parade adventure while I had those very balloons paused on my TV. Love to you and Ethel. Bonnie

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