Mendocino Fourth of July Parade: Businesses and Organizations

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I don’t know what Cottontail Acres is, but I was really confused by the bunny and the crabs.

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An art gallery. Yes, that is astroturf. And an astronaut! Ha ha.

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Bookwinkle’s Children’s Books. They do awesome floats since Christie took over.

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The book fairy! Who also doubles as a high school science teacher by day.

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Mendo Parents for Peace arguably belongs in the Hippies post, coming tomorrow, but I’m putting it here, just because I can.

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I forget what group this woman was with, but she was intense. And better than the Obamaite asshole who was haranguing us for sitting and watching the parade, rather than “doing something.” Since, obviously, people who watch parades are not politically active. And, you know, way to get me to vote for your sell-out, pussy candidate. I shouted back “NO YOU CAN’T” when they shouted “yes we can,” but I was drowned out by a bevy of girls who did not look old enough to vote, let alone know what FISA is.

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The Eileen Hawthorne Fund, which pays for low-cost spay/neuter services. Please alter your pets!

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The Little River Inn…I’m not sure what the dog ate my homework thing is all about. Although there are dogs in the background. But homework, at an inn? Confusion.