May 20, 2013

Family Fun at "Bloom"

We enjoyed Winchester's Apple Blossom Parade and we even found a place to sit on some church steps. After three hours we got hungry and left before it was over. It was good timing because my camera batteries had just run out of power.

The theme of this year's festival was "Bloom." I took a lot of video footage along with a huge number of snapshots with my trusty old point-and-shoot camera.

I made a 7-minute compilation of video footage showing fun things like horses, clowns, steam engines, motorcycles, and Dixieland music.


  1. Love the Indian on the horse. I bet his head dress is very uncomfortable.. maybe even heavy. My Mom was and looked American Indian.

  2. Beautiful things from the usual North American. Reporting cheerful and pretty. Congratulations!

  3. Three hours! Wow, that is a long parade. Looks like everyone had a great time.

  4. that is one long celebration!

  5. Yes Daisy, and it continued after we left! And the night before was a firemen's parade, with lines of fire engines and other vehicles.

  6. It seems super fun!
    Have a nice week
    Elisa, Argentina

  7. I enjoyed your video very much. It looks as if the Budweiser Clydesdales were a big hit.

  8. Great video! I especially liked the steam tractors. We haven't been to the Apple Blossom parade yet. We went to the kid's day at Jim Barnett park this year. I guess you found a good place to park where you could leave early?


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