But since you're here, perhaps you'd enjoy reading about
MY favorite Thanksgiving!
from Alan The Egg Man!
Macy's Thanksgiving Parade in 1987.
Look halfway up the street. You'll see a "swarm" of bumble bees.
Do any of them look familiar?
Below is a little closer view.
Still don't see any-bee-dy familiar?
In 1987 while I was living in New York, a friend of mine from St. Louis, Eric Kantor, worked in the Special Events Dept. at Macy's. Eric invited our mutual friend Christy Simmons (also from St. Louis) to come to New York and play the Queen Bee in the Macy's Parade. Christy, in turn, asked Eric if Jackie and Alan could be two of her worker-bees. So one very cold Thanksgiving morning in 1987, Jackie and Alan cavorted on the three mile long parade route and had the time of our lives!
Sorry we don't have a photo of Queen Bee Christy. She got to ride down the street in style on a giant watering can float, while we had to drag our OWN cans down the street, stingers and all! (By the way, do you think that yellow stripe makes our butts look big?)
(well, I should say 'with this exhausting but thrilling romp down Broadway'),
Jackie and Alan wish you a very