For our family, the Rose Parade has always been our far off dream. "Next year in Pasadena" was our family mantra. My dad and his sister grew up in Pasadena & have fond memories of the parade. I have never been to California yet. My brother & his wife went last year.
Carole King ... My own house on high ground Is the only place I want to be So won't you carry me back to California I've been on the road too long Take me to the West Coast, daddy And let me be where I belong