(Cal is number 5)(Abbott is number 6)(candy in Cal's pocket from the parade)
Every year in my neighborhood a parade celebrates the beginning of baseball season. A nearby high school's marching band leads the procession, and every man, woman, child and pet from the neighborhood attends, and some years the Mariner Moose (Mariner professional baseball team mascot) is also in attendance (sadly not this year). It's one of those moments that makes me love living where I do; thankful for the 'village' helping raise my children. And, in the middle of big city life, enjoying the sense of community ordinarily associated with a small town.
Long live Little League!