A crowd in downtown is serenaded as they had a quick breakfast and organized for their annual parade. In the background is the old St. Louis Courthouse. This is the site of the Dred Scott case which contributed to the start of the Civil War and now acts as an historic museum sitting in frontContinue reading “Saint Boogie”
Next week we will be celebrating the 4th of July. Early that morning they will clear the streets for St. Louis’ 137th Veiled Prophet Parade. Behind Union Station floats, marching bands and giant balloons are assembling for the massive annual event.
Katie Moeller, Miss Fleur De Lis, at the 2017 VP Parade. The VP Parade (America’s Birthday Parade) is one of the premier events in the United States. This was the 135 year of this parade and was televised in over 60 cities. Miss Moeller was on of about 10 Miss America Pageant members who participated.Continue reading “Miss Fleur De Lis”
I had a chance to drive Miss River City in a local parade. The Miss River City pageant is part of the Miss America event. This young lady, Debrielle, will now compete in the Miss Missouri pageant and, if successful, the Miss America contest. This photo was taken with the “selfie” camera of an iPhoneContinue reading “Miss River City”