It takes a town like Lake Worth

Just another ordinary sea-side town?  Not only are there 3 – 6 out-door showers per block  Just about every home has one or two boas hanging in their closet. DSC01086  A green one for St. Paddy’s day and a rainbow one for the  Gay Pride parade.          Yesterday the Gay Pride’s FANTA-sea parade went off without a hitch.  What we do not see when we enjoy the parade is the behind the scene hours  spent by our artsy people who  make it all happen.    The individual   DSCN7897interpretation of FANTA-sea by  all the participating floats, was spectacular.  Cheers went up from the crowds that lined the street  as their favorite group passed.DSCN7904DSCN7902

request went out 24hours before the parade. YOU WANT WHAT?  no problem

request went out 24 hours before the parade. YOU WANT WHAT? no problem

Volunteers by the hundredsDSCN7918 DSCN7922 DSCN7912DSCN7949DSCN7934 2behind the scene hours before the parade begins and many weeks before to execute the Gay Pride Event flawlessly.

The crowd showed up lining the streets of Lake Worth.  It all lead to  Bryant Park where the festivities continued with headliner performers.  Supporters for the LGBT community had tents and Mother Nature looked out for everyone making it just the perfect day. DSC00856DSC00863DSC00868DSCN8010DSC00870DSC00886DSC00872So many well wishers lined the parade route. DSCN7993 DSC00888 (1) DSCN7960 DSCN7982 DSCN7968 DSCN7985 DSC00894In Bryant Park point the camera anywhere and there was a picture.DSC00972 DSC00960 DSC00986 DSC00946 DSC00952 DSC01039 DSC01016 DSC01043 DSC01037 DSC01080 DSC00980 DSC00989 DSC00976 DSC00997
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next year someone else will be wearing this dress

 

About Lake Worth Florida by the moment the source of inspiration

A former Unite Press International photographer. Spent 9 years with Cruise Ship Photos of London. Moved to Lake Worth from Coconut Grove, with artist husband Fred Hunt. Never leaves the house without a camera. Writes another blog "One Ear Society" dealing with the ins and outs of the art world. Closed her Art Gallery in Coconut Grove after 17 years to relocate in Lake Worth.
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