Monday, May 25, 2009

Enjoy Yourself

The people in this photograph are having a ball. They are Seed & Feed Marching Abominable from Atlanta, GA.

We were in Charleston, SC for a wedding. They were in town for the Spoleto Festival. The Abominables and their dancers, The Despicables, played rousing music and danced in their Memorial Day costumes in front of Charleston's Customs House.

They were having so much fun and fun is contagious. People gathered around, took pictures with them, cheered, clapped, and danced. We joined in.

I have to say, these are people I want to hang out with. They were there for a good time dressed in silly clothes, what could be better? It was like a bunch of four year olds got into a trunk of colorful clothing and decided to put everything on at once.

They were playing music and dancing like no one was watching. No one cared what anyone thought and the more outrageous, the better.

I'm sure these folks have problems like everyone else. I'm sure the people watching them had their own problems. We were having some car problems ourselves and were concerned about getting home before rain and dark since the lights and wipers on the car kept going out.

But for a short time, we all forgot about them. We laughed and cheered and took photos. We enjoyed ourselves and had fun. THAT is what we all need to do more often! Thanks Seed and Feed!


Anonymous said...

Thank you, thank you, thank you, we do enjoy making people smile, giggle and guffaw.

Percussionist aka "TuTu Biker with a TuTu Attitude" Seed & Feed Marching Abominable

Ruth D~ said...

"Real" life should be more like this. :>)