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Bob Eubanks

126th Rose Parade: The floats! The bands! The couch

126th Rose Parade: The floats! The bands! The couch

I hate being cold. I loathe crowds. You won't see me on Colorado Boulevard on any New Year's morning. But I never miss the Rose Parade. This year, as always, I was cozy in my PJs, sipping hot coffee, glued to what can only be described as Pasadena's gift to the rest of the world. This is my report, from the couch: 8 a.m. — My favorite hosts: I attended the Rose Parade in person once, back in college. A friend owned a yarn store on Colorado Boulevard and invited me to watch from the sidewalk in front of her business. I spent most of the parade huddled inside the store to keep warm and vowed I would never notwatch the parade on television. I always watch...

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