Archive for December 6th, 2009
You can spot them in every park – multicolored extravaganzas moving through the darkness. Lights pulse and spin; long and thin, round and steady, small and twirly; mesmerizing; drawing children like magnets.
Periodically, bits of color will break off and move away, flashing and bobbing into the night as parents succumb to the pleas of their offspring for bouncing pink headbands, rainbow necklaces, light sabers, luminous characters, and glimmering gadgets. The light carts; holding the promise of glow-in-the-dark fun long after the vacation is over.