for those not in the batavia new york "know"... after the st. joe's carnival (see previous post), comes the stafford carnival. since we were all carnivalled out, we only went to the carnival kickoff event -- the parade. it was pretty rough... lots and lots and lots of firetrucks. and lots and lots of space between them. we left early. here's some pictures.
isaac and debbie waiting for the candy tossers: