Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Thirst at the 4th of July Parade

Thirst at the
Fourth of July Parade
in the viewer-lined Main Street in Cabot, Vermont
on July 4, 2017, sketched on July 4, 2017
7" x 5" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam, and
Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness and most
permanence, and Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on 140 lb. Fabriano
Artistico cold press fine grain 100% cotton extra white watercolor paper
framed, $100 + $5.50 sales tax + $9.50 shipping = $115.00

Cabot, Vermont Fourth of July Parade
Everybody Loves a Parade
Sun shines, red, white, blue,
waves, smiles, kids, puppets, tractors,
bands, fire trucks, pass.

text and photos © 2017 by Bruce McMillan
11:00 am, July 4th, the small town crowd gathers.
Local gardening marks today with Sylvia Smith and Ed Smith in the pickup truck.
"Edward C. Smith is the best-selling author of The Vegetable Gardener's Bible and The Vegetable Gardener's Container Bible. For more than 30 years he and his wife, Sylvia, have lived off the grid in Cabot, Vermont, in a house they built on land they cleared by hand. Together, the grow more than 100 varieties of vegetables, fruits, and herbs in their 2,000 square feet of gardens and containers." Book review HERE. On Amazon HERE.

Rose and her husband of Dunstable Farm riding their traditional tractors. See the winter scene watercolor of their farm on my blog HERE.

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