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December 11, 2013 at 2:31 pm

Town of Liberty Holiday Parade

Town of Liberty Holiday ParadeTown of Liberty Holiday ParadeLast Friday was our town’s third annual holiday parade.  The weather was less than ideal, it poured and then sleeted for the the duration.  Even Santa had an umbrella…

Town of Liberty Holiday ParadeSanta was abundantly present.  If da boyz were believing, we would have had some explaining to do.  In the twenty organizations represented, at least half had the jolly man waving to the crowd.

This one was my favorite, his sign reads “all I want for Christmas is the skate park!”.  It was done by youth looking forward to completion of our new town skate park that began construction this spring.  I loved Santa skateboarding down Main Street!

Town of Liberty Holiday ParadeAnd only in Sullivan County do the demolition derby cars don reindeer antlers and lights for a town parade!

Town of Liberty Holiday Parade

My favorite float was the last one.  This is the Jingle Bell Rock float made by the family of Eli’s best friend.

Town of Liberty Holiday ParadeAnd there is our Eli, all decked out in a snowman fedora and sunglasses and shaking his tambourine!

Town of Liberty Holiday ParadeWhat a cutie!Town of Liberty Holiday ParadeThe evening ended at the park in the center of town where we were serenaded by brass instrumentalists young and old.  Among those playing here are two of my former band teachers.  The small town life!

Town of Liberty Holiday Parade

The tree was quickly lit as the weather turned uglier and the crowd dispersed to the comfort of their warm cars and then houses.  But for a few moments, despite the weather, it was great to be a part of our community this holiday season.

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