There was a parade yesterday in Towson, MD to honor the olympians from the area. It was hyped more as a parade to honor Michael Phelps than all the olympians. Of course we all know that if the medal tally was ranked by gold, Phelps would have been right there on 9th place with Italy. I say, he should buy his own country, be the president, the people, the athletes, the bank (he's got the $$$), the husband, the father, the thief, the good samaritan ... his mom will be the mother of the country and the country will need a first lady.
Here are some pictures for you.
Congressman John Sarbanes' office helped get me out of Mexico. So I got to yell out "Congressman Sarbanes, You are Awesome! Thank you!" I was wondering when that was going to happen, but at least I got it out of the way and in public!
I asked Jessica Long why she wasnt wearing her medals. I didnt hear her response, but she responded.
Katie Hoff. She was just chillin' ...
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley and Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon were also in attendance.
but Michael Phelps wasnt.
Michael Phelps had more security and more throngs of people following than the gorvenor and the mayor.
"Michael Phillips" again.
He was wearing the same outfit that he wore in this commercial ...
... and this one