Summertime! And the living is....the same as every damn day. But anyway, we've got the Fourth of July to liven things up, and the holiday falling in the middle of the week did nothing to damper local spirits. Our city still allows the "safe and sane" fireworks, so of course...
SOME PEOPLE... I WON'T SAY WHO...insisted we purchase the big ones:
I'll tell you what is...ME ACTUALLY COOKING! Yes, I threw off the microwave shackles, tied on the apron and headed outdoors to BBQ some hot dogs and sausages. True, I was scared, as there were things like fire, and smoke and bees and such in the air...but I sucked it up:
My friend's favorite firework to burn - need I explain why?
Here's a little one I found that turned out to be pretty cool - once lit, it sparked from the top, then finished off with fireworks coming from the spout. Not bad for a $1.99:
Time for some rounds of the classic game PassWord - this game set is from the 60's (it was my grandmother's) and is based off the popular TV show of that time - Unfortunately, this set did not come with an "Allen Ludden".
My other "friend" did well with this pose as well.ME? Oh no, I posed and ended up looking like a guy peeing in the ocean! Not the photographers fault mind you - MINE. RETAKE needed! So here, instead, is a photo of the sunset with a sailboat under it:
This here is a Roman Candle - I get these instead of those new piss-ant sparklers they sell nowadays. The ones we had as kids were better and lasted longer, too. Look as Miss BravePants here: