South Padre Island Christmas Parade 2009

What a beautiful picture!

 streaked-lights

 If only I was doing this on purpose.

running-legs

Who gets a shot of two legs running down the street? WTH? Where did the torso go?

 It was party time on South Padre Island again.

 turtle-with-guy

crowd

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 The crowd had gathered for yet another great community event.

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 Everyone was in great spirits and there were great spirits around.

 party-crowd

These guys had it going on.  They stood in front of all their supplies for the picture.

 party-van

 This picture came out great – look in the background.

color-guard

The kids were adorable.

cute-dancers

 float-cutie

Surfer Santa… Why not?

 surfer-santa

 Everybody was looking good.

 blue-dancers

 Real good. 

 cg-guy1

RRRrrreal good with a capital “R”.

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 The island was lit up like a beautiful Christmas village in some areas.

brew-company

 Every year this parade grows bigger and better.

float

 Everybody loves a fire truck.

fire-truck

  There were beautiful floats

pretty-float

lighted-float

the people on the floats were tossing out candy and beads to the crowd

 kid-on-side

 Even the smallest ones came away smiling.

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 I am having problems working this new-fangled camera so what does this guy do?

low-rider

 start to show off for me.  

low-rider-2

Way to go, dude. 

These mermaids were tossing beads out to the crowd as well.

 mermaids

This pair of Santas was the most traditional.

santas-waving

 The ultimate topper for such an evening was an outstandingly beautiful walk on a moonlit beach.

moonlit-water

If you want to see what the beach looks like right now click here.

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