I Stumbled Upon This French Celebration Today

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It was in honor of Bastille Day, which is kinda like our Fourth Of July here.

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It was apparently HUGE, covering four city blocks, but I got there right when they were shutting down so I missed all the dancing and costumes and stuff. What I didn’t miss, though? All the “french” things they sold, like

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lemonade (?????)

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french flag cookies

and “french” fries (or freedom fries if you’re a redneck Republican)

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I also saw some barets, like this one on a man wearing a ballon monkey.

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And my favorite, of course – the French man who was pushing his poodle (who has its haired dyed like his beard) around in a stroller.

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(Upper East Side, NYC)

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