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04 April 2004 @ 01:49 pm
X-Files Pawtucket  
So... at about 7-something a.m. while I was still trying to get to sleep (perhaps I already was asleep? Would that explain it) a really large flock of men paraded down School Street wearing brightly coloured scarves, carrying pointed sticks, and chanting something.

Is this some kind of religious thing? Pre-easter do? Or I am I *completely* off my horse?

Because if I was hallucinating, I really hope I could have come up with something better.

-- Little Red
 
 
feel: confusedconfused
hear: x-files theme, in head
 
 
 
Fallon Ashfallon_ash on April 4th, 2004 06:33 pm (UTC)
Lemme know when/how/if I can see you... I'm around for another +2 weeks... some of that time spent in NYC....
Tammy - never give up, never surrender: SG1 - Sam Kidding - besydbesyd on April 4th, 2004 09:07 pm (UTC)
As I've already said ... very scary.
ornithoptercatornithoptercat on April 4th, 2004 09:24 pm (UTC)
Well, it IS Palm Sunday. If there's any day people are likely to be chanting and waving stuff around, this is it. It still sounds kind of odd to me, and it's certainly not what my my church does, but if the "pointy sticks" happened to be light green, those were probably palm branches and that's likely what you saw.

If that's not it, I have no clue.
Little Red: lilred ethermylittleredgirl on April 5th, 2004 12:28 am (UTC)
Hmm... yes, that's what my father thought, too. I don't recall the sticks being green, but I don't really trust my perceptive skills after being woken up to people chanting outside. So it was either Palm Sunday-ness, or a crazy X-files-y mob. I'll have to keep my eye on the local news, just in case :)
redbeardredbeard on April 4th, 2004 10:29 pm (UTC)
Well, you *DO* live in the 'tucket. Isn't weird shit par for the course there?

Current Music: She Took All Of My Horses When She Left Me Last Night which eliz and I are giggling madly at while making scones with dried cherries and pears and the like. (Eliz says hello)
Little Redmylittleredgirl on April 5th, 2004 12:25 am (UTC)
Elizabeth!!! *waves hands in vague approximation of cross-country hug*
mystic_isles000 on April 5th, 2004 06:23 am (UTC)
Pointy Sticks!
THATS AWESOME!