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Richard Thompson On Floats In Response To Seth Designing A Float
posted October 11, 2009
 

ot to blow my own horn too loudly, but I did a float, or at least, a float was constructed from a drawing I did. There's a laughably small and very friendly Mardi Gras parade in a busy commercial street a few miles from here and an old friend, Bono Mitchell, always lends her skill as a designer and sponsors a float.

Here's last year's --

http://richardspooralmanac.blogspot.com/2008/01/drawing-monsters.html

http://richardspooralmanac.blogspot.com/2008/01/mardi-gras-parade.html

http://richardspooralmanac.blogspot.com/2008/02/float.html

And this year's, not really a float --

http://richardspooralmanac.blogspot.com/2009/02/mardi-gras-
parade-2009.html

http://richardspooralmanac.blogspot.com/2009/02/mardi-gras-
parade-2009_25.html

Parade floats are a great and undiscovered medium, I think, and one
that you can ride on and wave to people.