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Happy 4th July!

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wendy
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Happy 4th July!

Post by wendy » Wed July 4th, 2012, 11:40 am

To all our American members - Happy 4th!
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Post by Misfit » Wed July 4th, 2012, 1:26 pm

Thanks Wendy. Hope everyone has a happy and safe holiday. It's been pretty quiet so far. The city I live in has taken a zero tolerance stand on the fireworks. I'm hoping that holds and I won't get the midnight kabooms we've had in the past :mad:
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Post by rockygirl » Wed July 4th, 2012, 3:19 pm

Happy 4th!!

I wish my town would take a tough stand on fireworks (which are illegal in my state). My dog hates them!
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Post by princess garnet » Wed July 4th, 2012, 4:54 pm

Have a Capitol 4th! :)

Because of last weekend's storm, some towns have had to cancel the fireworks. The annual Capitol 4th concert on PBS is scheduled to go. Those living in the DC area will get to see more of the fireworks on WETA.

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Post by rockygirl » Wed July 4th, 2012, 5:07 pm

[quote=""princess garnet""]Have a Capitol 4th! :)

Because of last weekend's storm, some towns have had to cancel the fireworks. The annual Capitol 4th concert on PBS is scheduled to go. Those living in the DC area will get to see more of the fireworks on WETA.[/quote]

My siblings live in DC, and several years ago, we went to the concert and fireworks. The concert was great, but because of the crowds, we had a hard time seeing the fireworks. We decided we'd watch on tv from now on. Still, I'm glad to have had the experience.
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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Wed July 4th, 2012, 6:28 pm

This is the night we put the dogs in. More critters land in the pound on July 5th than any other day of the year.

Other than that, we're having a BBQ with two of the kids, and going to the firework display put together by the locals to support it with our $$. Our city decided to discontinue the publicly funded fireworks two years ago, preferring to give that portion of the budget to the AmGen bicycle race.

I think those decision-makers are going to get voted out.

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Post by LoveHistory » Fri July 6th, 2012, 6:30 pm

Hope everyone had a good 4th. Our was just like any other day, except that we watched 1776. It's a tradition.

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