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Watermelon Sunday on the Bonds' Lawn
48 years of watermelon for everyone
August 14, 2017

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atermelon Sunday happened again this August, as it has every August since 1969. Residents and visitors alike swarmed the lawn of Fay Bond. Watermelon went to the people, rinds went to the turtles.

Watermelon Sunday on the Bond Lawn
48th Annual Watermelon Sunday. All are invited.
Watermelon Sunday on the Bond Lawn
Fay Bond makes all slices equal.
Watermelon Sunday on the Bond Lawn
Irma Bond hands out wedges of watermelon.
Watermelon Sunday on the Bond Lawn
Fay conducts a taste test.
Watermelon Sunday on the Bond Lawn
Guests wait for their turn.
Watermelon Sunday on the Bond Lawn
A machete-cutting board combo gets the job done.
Watermelon Sunday on the Bond Lawn
Guests dig in.
Watermelon Sunday on the Bond Lawn
Only the rinds were left.
Watermelon Sunday on the Bond Lawn
Jim Edwards and Caroline James look for a seat.
Watermelon Sunday on the Bond Lawn
A local TV station puts a mic on Fay, getting her ready for an interview.
Watermelon Sunday on the Bond Lawn
Fay Bond.

Posted Monday August 14, 2017 by Allison DeWeese


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