Finally starting to recover from the Fremont solstice parade. This year was epic. Seriously.
I suspect there were like eighty of us. A fair sized group, and as usual, we pretty much dwarfed the other groups in the parade as far as numbers. The costumes this year were amazing. Most wore blood red punctuated by bits of black, and a smaller portion wore oily black, as our theme was Blood and Oil.
This was one of the more striking color combinations, at least during the last six years of my participation.
Here’s a quick video from King 5 news. I’m front right.
We broke two of the traditional rules, at least for our group.
First, we wore black. For some, it was just a touch of black. For others, they were covered. Black generally blends into the road, cutting those wearing black hip-scarves in half. People in 100% black, well, they’d totally disappear. We pulled it off, however. The black accessorizing wasn’t overwhelming, and tha