Friday, December 03, 2010
Pomona Hopes Dashed Again
Just caught the Daily Bulletin article on Chivas USA backing out
of being the grand marshals of our upcoming Pomona Holiday Parade. Poor Mona, once again left at the alter. But this made me remember how much energy and spirit came from Snoop Doggy Dog's football league bus that was in the parade last year. Why just settle for the bus with a 10 foot photo of Snoop on the back. Why not ask Snoop to be the grand marshal? EVen tho he's not from Pomona (and was actually a former Claremonter, double-gated La Vernite and now Diamond Barrian), at least he's local and most importantly, I think he'd actually do it. Other recommendations for grand marshal that are more Pomonish:
Sugar Shane Mosely, boxer from Pomona
Jessica Alba, actress from Pomona
Steve Julian, public radio man from Pomona
Pomona Children's librarian Miss Lois (even tho that means we'd miss her on the blogger's float)
The Hughes Bros., Pomona (before their mom did the moving-to-Claremont-thing) filmmakers gone big budget.
Underdog (probably the most doable if we can find someone with a costume)
But if no one asks any of them, it can never be. Here's hoping for a worthy grand marshal to step up to the plate. Aim high, Pomona. I swear it won't hurt when we fall. We're used to it.