In Pilsen, they'll see something like this:
Of course, when downtown, they might see this:
At the end of my block in my neck of the woods known as "Boys' Town?" Ummm. Well, this guy:
And this guy:
As well as........
And let's not forget....
(bless their hearts for actually posing for me!)And these guys are R.O.T.C. -- Righteously Outrageous Twirling Corps. They entertain the runners by dressing in semi-military garb and twirling their rifles to disco music. I think this one was taken to "It's Raining Men."
Here are a few shots of the street before the runners came through. It's bizarre to see it so empty!
There were tons of lead vehicles, but I only managed to pop off a shot of one. (U-Kid 1 has been charged with informing U-Dad that I need a new camera for Christmas.....)
This pooch always has the coolest view of these kinds of events, don't cha think? On warm nights, he hangs out there and "chats" with passers-by.
So every year in mid-October, I head out and do some serious people-watching for an hour or so. It never fails to both entertain and inspire!
Now ask me when was the last time I went to the gym (ahem, guilty look, ahem)...........