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Wackiness on parade, and the community’s spirit

Apology: So, you’re thinking, why has it taken a whole week just to post something about Daglan’s parade on Sunday, August 23 ? I do apologize, but my excuse is that I had severe technological problems: I simply could not … Continue reading

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Fête faves — Gold medal

If you’ve been reading any of my posts about the Fête de Daglan — that wacky, four-day extravaganza of concerts, amusement-park rides and games, parades, and bike races — you’ll know that my No. 1 complaint is the noise that … Continue reading

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Fête faves — Bronze medal

Today is (phew!) the last of the four-day madness called the Fête de Daglan — which is French for “Daglan’s Celebration of Fun, Childish Amusements, and Above All, Noise!” You think I jest? As I sit here at my computer, … Continue reading

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