Six a.m. wasn’t early enough for a front row seat to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. We were lucky enough to meet a man from Phoenix who gave up his scaffolding seat to the girls. It was a wooden bench-like spot. Perfect!
Holding my cell phone over my head, I was able to take pictures of what I couldn’t really see. CJ kept getting irritated at me for asking her to turn around so I could take her picture.
I didn’t realize before just how big the balloons really are.
The ropes attached to Spider Man seem more authentic than on the other balloons.
There were cool Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade logos on the big drums, but I never got a picture of them. You’ll have to take at my word on those babies.
My line of sight was right under that “No Standing” sign. If it would have rained, we would have had cover under the scaffolding. It was a beautiful day. As you might know, most NYC city blocks contain lots of scaffolding.
Did Buddy the Elf call Santa “The Big Guy.” That’s how I remember it.
I have not bad picks of somebody from The Fresh Beat Band and of Mary J. Blige. There was kind of a cool restaurant on the other side of the street that meant everyone tended to look away from us. I have a very blurry picture of Avril Lavigne and one of Neil Diamond’s back standing in front of a fake Mount Rushmore. I’ll link you up to the Yahoo pictures of the parade after you get a look at my daughter doing a chant that she heard this morning on 7th Avenue.
If I had a better seat and camera, I could have done these too: :) Click on my smiley for those pics.