I Was In a Parade

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    Parades

    When I was a child, I was in many parades. I marched in parades with my fellow girl scouts, gymnasts, and pom pom girls, at one time or another. Many of these parades were local parades in my home town or the surrounding suburbs but as a gymnast, we were in all of the...
    femme7 femme7
    41-45, F
    Jul 30, 2008

    So last night, I was in this huge parade in

    Smithfield, I was a clarinet player, marching along in a marching band with 600 other kids. See all the schools in our county had decided to come together and march in this parade, as something nice for the community. Man, did we play too. I mean, how often can a high schooler...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 12, 2014

    Art Car Parade

    Every year, in Houston, the most beautiful freaks (ahem, artists) show off their cars.  Not just any ol car...but their art cars.  Some of this are quite elaborate, with whole entourages accompanying them.  Some have corporate sponsors.  All are unique...and...
    hippieheart hippieheart
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Feb 7, 2008

    More Than I Can Remember

    Between all the parades in high school when i was on a junior men's rifle drill team (national champs in 79 and 80) and then all the ones while i served in the military, and kids parades.....i lost count a long time ago.....
    thatweirdromanguy thatweirdromanguy
    46-50, M
    1 Response Feb 7, 2008

    Several...

    Both as a majorette and a cheerleader... By far the coolest was when in high school our band was invited to both the Rose Bowl and the Fiesta bowl..(different years of course) We also perfromed pre-game half time for both....what an amazing expereience...
    Lexus Lexus
    36-40, F
    Feb 9, 2008

    Once...

    I used to jazz dance when I was like 8. I was in the future farmers of america parade and we were doing a little routine to a spice girls song. it was fun.
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal
    18-21, F
    Feb 7, 2008

    The Lilac Festival

    The village I grew up in was known as The Lilac Village and celebrated annually by having the Lilac Parade.  Having been involved in a few organizations as a child, I was asked to participate, throwing candy from floats and waving on overcast days.  One year, I was...
    debmichelle debmichelle
    36-40
    Jul 24, 2008

    Two So Far

    And the first one was a Veterans' Day Parade in the town next to mine.  BOY DID IT SUCK!!!  It was only 2 miles, but it was the longest, hottest 2 miles of my life.  I enjoyed it for the most part, but just about a 1/4 mile from the end my hand and...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech
    22-25, F
    May 10, 2009
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