<a href=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jaworskihouse/3714378763/” title=”fourthofjuly2009-04 by jaworskihouse, on Flickr”><img src=”http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3488/3714378763_b7a4b4cff1_m.jpg” width=”240″ height=”160″ alt=”Fourth of July Parade” /></a><br />n<br />nAgain this year, our neighborhood organized its fifteenth annual Fourth of July Parade. This tradition consists of closed off streets through the neighborhood with residents walking, biking or driving in decked out rigs, patriotic to the hilt.<br />n<br />n<a href=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jaworskihouse/3714378939/” title=”fourthofjuly2009-12 by jaworskihouse, on Flickr”><img src=”http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2453/3714378939_1935701932_m.jpg” width=”240″ height=”180″ alt=”Fourth of July Parade” /></a><br />n<br />nPenny decorated her bike in the morning before the parade, I put on a shirt with a US flag on it, and saddled up the boy dog to participate.<br />n<br />n<a href=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jaworskihouse/3715190058/” title=”fourthofjuly2009-18 by jaworskihouse, on Flickr”><img src=”http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3482/3715190058_43899181f8_m.jpg” width=”240″ height=”180″ alt=”Fourth of July Parade” /></a><br />n<br />nAs in years past, the local fire department showed up in their truck to cruise the route.<br />n<br />n<a href=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jaworskihouse/3715190496/” title=”fourthofjuly2009-14 by jaworskihouse, on Flickr”><img src=”http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2617/3715190496_625e6be42b_m.jpg” width=”240″ height=”180″ alt=”Fourth of July Parade” /></a><br />n<br />nGlad we were able to do this again this year. Looking forward to this tradition continuing on for a long, long time!