10/22/06

Boyd Boo Bash 2006

Boyd Boo Bash reminds me of the story of Stone Soup.
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Once upon a time, somewhere in post-war Eastern Europe, there was a great famine in which people jealously hoarded whatever food they could find, hiding it even from their friends and neighbors. One day a wandering soldier came into a village and began asking questions as if he planned to stay for the night.

"There's not a bite to eat in the whole province," he was told. "Better keep moving on."
"Oh, I have everything I need," he said. "In fact, I was thinking of making some stone soup to share with all of you." He pulled an iron cauldron from his wagon, filled it with water, and built a fire under it. Then, with great ceremony, he drew an ordinary-looking stone from a velvet bag and dropped it into the water.

By now, hearing the rumor of food, most of the villagers had come to the square or watched from their windows. As the soldier sniffed the "broth" and licked his lips in anticipation, hunger began to overcome their skepticism.

"Ahh," the soldier said to himself rather loudly, "I do like a tasty stone soup. Of course, stone soup with cabbage -- that's hard to beat."

Soon a villager approached hesitantly, holding a cabbage he'd retrieved from its hiding place, and added it to the pot. "Capital!" cried the soldier. "You know, I once had stone soup with cabbage and a bit of salt beef as well, and it was fit for a king."

The village butcher managed to find some salt beef . . . and so it went, through potatoes, onions, carrots, mushrooms, and so on, until there was indeed a delicious meal for all. The villagers offered the soldier a great deal of money for the magic stone, but he refused to sell and traveled on the next day. The moral is that by working together, with everyone contributing what they can, a greater good is achieved.
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Because of the generosity from area residents Boo Bash was a huge success. This year we were able to add new activities. These included Sugar Lump- the Clown (face painting), a larger bouncy house with a slide, cup cake decorating and a miniature hayride with the Spradster Roadster pulling the trailer. I continue to be amazed and thankful for living in a place like UW. Everyone is so kind, giving and best of all fun to be around. Boo Bash simply could not have been possible without the generous private donations and volunteers. I would like thank everyone who helped make this event fun. Literally everything from the Margarita machine to the popcorn machine were donated by our neighbors and/or area businesses.


We would like to send a special thanks to area businesses for their donations and generosity. They include:



  • MyRideIsFly.com Wade and Lisa Spradlin (Spradster Roadster hay ride)

  • Albertsons on Berry (balloons)

  • Standard Meets (Shawn and Pam Harris - hamburgers)

  • Lone Star Beverage (soft drinks)

  • High Tech Signs (banner)

  • Taylor Rental (grill, bullhorn)

At one point, I looked around and saw children laughing, playing, running, eating and enjoying an old fashioned block party. My heart swelled with pride knowing our children were creating memories that will last a life time.


Please check out the photos listed below and feel free to add some of your snapshots to the collection. Also, please let us know if you have any suggestions for next year's Boo Bash. We are always looking for ways to improve and grow the event.

Wishing you the best
Tom and Jennifer Lanter
2624 Boyd Ave.





9 comments:

Anonymous said...

We are looking forward to coming and hanging with the neighbors. We always have a great time at this festival.

Anonymous said...

see everyone on saturday. can not wait for the margarita's

Anonymous said...

Boyd Boo Bash Rocks. I love our neighborhood and our neighbors. Can't wait for next year :)

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