She, like me, almost always cries at parades. She likes observing the celebration of all different kinds of passions and hobbies, joys and commitments. And if it’s not a general sense of being overwhelmed by the variety and richness of the human experience that moves her, there’s always a disabled American veterans float, and thinking about lives changed by war, that really makes her eyes moisten. There were more than 150 and floats at the parade this month. Here’s shots of three.