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I love a parade! - The Phantom Librarian
Spewing out too many words since November 2003
fernwithy
fernwithy
I love a parade!
I especially love a parade when it goes right by the window. :) I just saw all the Sox, and the Dropkick Murphys, and vast numbers of staff going by in stately Duck boats. And I saw the trophy! Whee!

There are people climbing lamp posts to get a better view, and climbing on top of the public pay toilet, and shouting.

And from the Duck Boats, the one Lowell was on, someone was waving a t-shirt begging people to not sign A-Rod (for the uninformed, which would mean me if I hadn't randomly watched the news last night, to sign the expensive A-Rod, we'd lose Lowell, who just wants a long contract, and was valuable in the series). I love that the guys in the parade are taking as many pictures as the people watching the parade. And they have their kids and are pointing at the crowd. They look happy.

This is such a fun town when we win.

Of course, getting lunch with the neighborhood this crowded ought to be an adventure!
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fernwithy From: fernwithy Date: October 30th, 2007 04:57 pm (UTC) (Link)
:evil laugh of extreme luckiness:
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lollapulizer From: lollapulizer Date: October 30th, 2007 06:42 pm (UTC) (Link)
I was so disappointed that I couldn't go! Fenway is right by my dorm but I had to go to class :( It was really boring too.
fernwithy From: fernwithy Date: October 30th, 2007 06:47 pm (UTC) (Link)
Man, colleges should have just given it up for the day, especially in the Back Bay. It's culture!
lollapulizer From: lollapulizer Date: October 30th, 2007 07:52 pm (UTC) (Link)
I know! There were a bunch of people missing, but my teacher was upset, so I'm glad I didn't get on his bad side.
obsfuscation From: obsfuscation Date: October 30th, 2007 07:07 pm (UTC) (Link)
The Dropkick Murphys? Awesome.

Man, that sounds like fun.
fernwithy From: fernwithy Date: October 30th, 2007 07:47 pm (UTC) (Link)
Yup. They were riding along on a flatbed truck. Papelbon was on with them, I think, doing his dance.
bends From: bends Date: October 31st, 2007 04:20 am (UTC) (Link)
seconded! The Dropkick Murphys are sweet
norwegianblue47 From: norwegianblue47 Date: October 30th, 2007 08:30 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'm so jealous. I was watching it on channel five (wcvb, I guess it isn't channel five across the board) and did the sound get weird on the Murphys' show for real or was that just channel five being weird. But that was awesome.
darth_pipes From: darth_pipes Date: October 30th, 2007 11:16 pm (UTC) (Link)
If the Red Sox sign Payrod, they'll only end up with no championships and a disgruntled fanbase. Which could describe the Red Sox fanbase from 1919-2003. ;)

Congratulations though on the victory. Celebration parades are fun.
1voice From: 1voice Date: October 31st, 2007 02:26 am (UTC) (Link)
Lucky you! I am very jealous. I wish I could've skipped school to see it.
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