9:45 a.m., the Krupas crew departs Fairmount
I always swore I'd never get on here drunk (and I wasn't when that start-of-the-day shot was taken). I try to stick to that. But, I'm drunk. And I'm on here. But, it's parade day. Parade Day. Amen. Amen. Pics ... and that's not me on the ground in the one. Go to philly.com for more. I just saw a sick one on the start of their gallery.
Go Cubs '09.
I caved in and donned the Phils hat, though I vowed to wear the Cubbies. Lo siento. (And, I actually know the dude in the suit.)
The view from 19th and Market.