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Old 11-20-2011, 03:39 PM
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Today is one day that i totally dislike my town/city of 95,003 people

Today is the Mother Goose Parade, i live less then a mile from the freeway I-8 & it took me 15 minutes to get on it, because of all the damn detours around the parade route.
I should be glad that 20 years ago i moved from a mobile home park that was completely surrounded by the parade route, once they put up the detour you could NOT leave or enter for the duration.

250,000 people invade our city, every Sunday just before Thankgiving Day
they park in our driveways, block just about all the driveways within easy walking distance of the parade route, & leave behind so much trash, that it takes 2 days to clean up

I hate Mother Goose Parades


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What?!?!?!? No Donkeys?????

You did mention an "ass" in your post....
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At least they pick Sunday. Around here, they have a habit of doing that during a business day.

'Mother Goose Parade' ???

I actually feel better now. I always thought that I lived in a strange place because of what excuses they can come up with for a celebration. I feel a bit more normal now.
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The Mother Goose Parade is a parade mostly for children

a spectacular event of colorful and exciting entries for people of all ages, especially our children, that continues to thrill spectators with the old-fashion spirit of magic and fun that is America

Usually they have not let the military march in the parade, but that just a bit last year

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http://www.mothergooseparade.org/par..._by_smmem.html
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Well it is raining like crazy here now, the paper is still on the road & sidewalks,
the horse manure is floating into the storm drains
i am going to watch the news, expecting to see fish barfing tomorrow in the Pacific Ocean
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Definitely an odd excuse for a parade lol, not one I would stand out in the rain for but I can understand your frustration!

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