But then, every once in awhile, something shows up that makes it worthwhile. Usually it's some sort of Veterans' salute, or maybe a moving color guard display. And, if you can make it through the trailers full of dance and karate students, a neat car or truck will usually appear to break up the monotony.
As supportive members of our community, our family usually make it to the Parkville Fourth of July Parade every year. And as usual, I sat there and took pictures to share with you. Of course, I didn't take pictures of everything, just of things that may be of some kind of automotive interest.
There were two car clubs represented--the Miatas and the Mini Coopers. Neither one of those scream "
Other notable entries included a red '67 Chevelle that was promoting the Rotary Club, a surprisingly nice '85 Cavalier convertible, a great '50 Chevy pickup, and a ubiquitous Model A Ford.
You do not have to sit in the heat, and you do not have to suffer through the riff-raff. You can see all the cars, and nothin' but the cars, in the slideshow below.
Or, for a better version of this slideshow, click this link.