There is no better neighbor in my Park Santiago neighborhood than Blake Robinson. He rescued my dog, Sparky, a few weeks ago when the wind blew down part of my fence and Sparky got out. But beyond that, Blake is the driving force behind a Christmas holiday tradition that is a real hit with everyone in Park Santiago.
Every December, Blake and his family, friends and neighbors get together on a special night, which this time was on this Saturday night, for a special Christmas Hayride. The hay bales are in a trailer that is decorated and hauled by Blake’s truck. Santa shows up every year for the hayride, and everyone brings their favorite dish – which is generally homemade chili or pasta, for a pre-hayride potluck. Continue reading