This is one of Hartford Fire Department's trucks. It died, and a slew of the strapping gentlemen along the parade route helped redirect it off the parade route. I think it is funny this happened right next to the firetruck entrance sign.
The Old Dudley Band. They never seem to age.
Lovely G wasn't actually eating this candy, but she wanted very badly to be out there picking pieces up with the big kids because she, too, is a big kid.
For the movie room wall
Lawnmower races, Carlisle's biggest thing going right now
That lovely brunette is my niece, Sami
Every year I think I'm going to remember my patriotic place mats, and I forget, but not this year!
The kids made these luminaries using a post from craftsbyamanda.com
Miss Gen, the watermelon fiend
Sarah took this shot. It was too amusing. Obviously, there was a lull in the excitement.