It’s always a compliment to be invited back, especially if the first time was so much fun. Fellow radio personality T.K. and I were invited back to host the City of Gatlinburg’s cable TV coverage of the Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade.
The Bugs Bunny balloon was scratched from the lineup but Scooby Doo and Yogi Bear made it through the rain on Friday night. We were initially told that all the balloons would be canceled. The cold-air balloons from StarBound Entertainment were positioned on large, flat dollies.
The rain caused several parade participants to cancel their appearances. Before the telecast, the floor manager told us that the Titanic was scratched. I jokingly responded, “It was more than a scratch! Read a history book, man!”