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December 11, 2012

Lesson Learned: The Christmas Parade

Here in town, there’s an annual Christmas Parade. People show up, school bands march… Last year we went, bringing our trusty all-weather picnic blanket. The only problem there was that most people brought the fold-up chairs, and so the kids had to stand the entire time to see anything. So we planned on bringing our chairs. And we did! We packed up the kids, and headed out decaffinated and a little hungry, figuring we’d pick up something along the parade route. I know. I’m sure you guessed that this is where things went awry. We found a spot (actually the…