We watched from The Blue Fin, which is located on the corner of 47th and Broadway.
The M & M guys watched from a billboard across the street and made me laugh out loud when I saw how intently they were “watching” the balloons go by.
Scooby scuttled by, low and lazy due to the rainy, whipping winds.
Garfield kept a low profile, too. Chris’ niece whispered in my ear, “That cat is almost as fat as your Fat Cat,” and nodded to make it true.
The Energizer Bunny was unaffected by the weather, tall and proud and an obnoxious shade of glucose-tab pink.
Occasionally, we ducked back inside of the restaurant for a refill on coffee and a chance to warm our noses. It was as I was taking a long sip of cappucino when I almost spit it out at the shock of seeing this enormous bandit through the plate glass windows, running like he’d stolen someone’s purse.