Holiday Joy

“People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer

when they’re happy.”

Anton Chekhov

Frosty the Snowman, all decked out with his corncob pipe and old silk hat, slides by his fans on his trusty toboggan in the 2018 Niantic Light Parade.

“But I heard him exclaim, ere he drove out of sight — Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night.” — Clement Clarke Moore, Twas the Night Before Christmas

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Kicked off with a fireworks display, the 30th annual Niantic Light Parade boasted dancers, marching bands, and floats, all decorated with thousands and thousands of tiny lights, including this one of Santa’s team of raindeer. Frosty the Snowman float, designed and produced by Sign Craft of Niantic, Conn., with the help of its many volunteers, wraps up the December 8 festivities.  — Photos by Mary O’Connor © 2018





3 thoughts on “Holiday Joy

      1. It really is a pity, especially as there were no thunderstorms in the evening – only some thunder in the afternoon, and not too close at that. But because of all the logistics involved they decided not to just wait and see,


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