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Day Tripping: Quirky Colonial Day (Part 2 of 2)

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This past Tuesday, I shared a few photographs of an event celebrating Colonial Day at a nearby town. We left off with us seeing James and Dolly Madison hot footing somewhere, but we lost them in the crowd.  Nevertheless, we enjoyed the afternoon filled with costumed Colonial actors, Colonial era crafts, bagpipers, with a mixture of the quirky and curious.

My beau checked out stocks, which were inoperable. I don’t know if Cowboy Dan in the background had anything to do with it:


A little band with violin, mandolin, and dulcimer played traditional Irish melodies and non-traditional Irish-sounding songs:


One of the members danced the jig:


I spied this pretty blue skirt beribboned with red:


A glimpse of the crowd forming:


It wouldn’t be a party without bunting:


It was time for lunch, even for these two dogs we passed:


Our lunch was typical fare, and afterwards we walked around a little more, then headed home. The nice weather and fresh air gave me and my beau a nice change of pace. I hope you enjoyed this little trip to Colonial Day!

Previous: Colonial Day, Part 1 of 2

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Author: Susan Marie Molloy

Hi, and welcome to my blog. I am a published writer, poet, photographer, freelance editor, artist, and career analyst. Growing up in a bilingual family helped me foster my love of languages. I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science, a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, and Master of Arts in History. My short stories, poetry, and photographs have been published in the Emerald Coast Review (18th and 19th editions), newspapers, and in many other publications. I enjoy Pre-Code films, photography, music, travelling, history, reading, and living each day to the fullest in The Oasis. My publications include Engaged (an anthology of my poems), The Crowd of Turin, God of the Sea: A Short Book of Poetry by the Seashore, Grapes Suzette and Other Poetic Epicurean Delights, Gallery Night, Indigo Fantasy, The Green Gloves, Puppy Love, Supreme Theater, and others. I am currently working on an anthology of my short stories, including a roman à clef tale, and am in collaboration with another artist in writing a novel. My books are available through Amazon. Check them out. Buy them. Read them. Send me your thoughts. I look forward to hearing from you.

2 thoughts on “Day Tripping: Quirky Colonial Day (Part 2 of 2)

  1. I am glad I get to do my day tripping with you……….

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