Ryann and I are now members of the newly formed “Palatine Area Community Marching Band”! It’s the first year for this band, and we will be marching in the July 5th Parade.
Article about the Band: http://www.dailyherald.com/story/?id=195878 (edit: likely not available anymore)
Details about the Parade: http://www.palatinejaycees.org/fourthofjuly/parade.html
Marching bands are an interesting sub-culture. It continues to amaze me how regardless of age, location, or band, each instrumental section often has certain “personality characteristics.” It facilitates quick friendships. 🙂