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Here We Go Around the Maypole Part 2

The highlight of the festival day, the girls gathered around the May Pole, each one of us holding a streamer. We skipped and sang joyfully, while running  in circles around the  May Pole wrapping it from top to bottom as our parents and the neighbors watched. It was so much fun! I do not remember any boys participating in this activity. and a lot of them thought it was a girl thing. When we were done, we ate cake, ice cream and drank Kool-Aid. The sugar put us on hyper inner ride to some place that we did not even understand. We did know that it was one of the few times that we could eat  as much as we wanted.