Here is the laying of the wreath ceremony at the monument. On the left is Mayor Tomzak, for whom I will always hold a soft spot in my heart, ever since he forcibly extracted my son from me 20 years ago (yes, he was my obstetrician).
This guy was protesting at the parade, although I'm not sure exactly what he was protesting:
And here's a car that my son says is a DeLorean, and therefore blogworthy:
I will leave you with a quote from Thomas Jefferson:
"I never submitted the whole system of my opinions to the creed of any party of men whatever in religion, in philosophy, in politics, or in anything else where I was capable of thinking for myself. Such an addiction is the last degradation of a free and moral agent."
-Thomas Jefferson, letter to Francis Hopkinson, March 13, 1789