Latina writer of books for kids of all ages.

My cheeks are hurting from all the smiling and waving. A great parade! Thanks, Maya, for being such an awesome force in Richmond, VA!

 

 

Maya overseeing her punch list and elves

Maya overseeing her punch list and elves

 

 

It takes a lot of elves (armed with staple guns and power tools) to make a float...

It takes a lot of elves (armed with staple guns and power tools) to make a float…

One of my most treasured memories with the truly beautiful woman, Maya Smart

One of my most treasured memories with the truly beautiful woman, Maya Smart

 

The float from the front

The float from the front

....and the rear!

….and the rear!

Maya getting a bear hug and preparing to give out Peter lush toys and copies of The Snowy Day to parade watchers

Maya getting a bear hug and preparing to give out Peter plush toys and copies of The Snowy Day to parade watchers

 

The lovely young women who carried our banner in the rain!

The lovely young women who carried our banner in the rain.

white jacket and red scarf supplied by the Christmas mother. (All jackets will be donated.)

White jacket, red hoodies, scarves and gloves supplied by the Christmas Mother. (All items will be donated.)

 

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Richmond’s ever-expanding diversity was on display!

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I don’t have a shot of it, but I swear there was a dancing fruitcake float. Seriously…

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The Segway riders felt the need to be understated this year.

The Segway riders felt the need to be understated this year.

Yes,horses in Santa hats

Yes,horses in Santa hats

Freeman HS band

Freeman HS band

The Peppas!  (VCU Pep band, all amped up for the VCU/UVA game at 2 PM. They were singing Ram songs while talking this photo...

The Peppas! VCU Pep band, all amped up for the VCU/UVA game at 2 PM. They were singing Ram songs while talking this photo…Go RAMS!

Comments on: "The Snowy Day makes a big hit at the Christmas Parade" (2)

  1. Thanks for sharing the pics, Meg. Hope your toes have now defrosted.

  2. Martha Steger said:

       

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