Every year, I tell my friends that on the Fourth of July, my neighborhood in Moxee resembles downtown Baghdad, so every year more and more of my friends and family come to my house to celebrate Independence Day to see the insane display.
If you are new to the Yakima Valley or your small children are finally old enough (and tall enough) to ride carnival rides, take your kids to the 4th of July Carnival at the Fairgrounds!
I have lived here for many years, yet I blissfully unaware that there was a carnival during the 4th of July...
America’s birthday is today and the folks at EarthCam will be streaming live video of some of the biggest fireworks displays from sea to shining sea!
Why? Because ... ‘Merica!
Not enough of a reason? OK, think about how fun fireworks are ... then multiply that by eleventy brazillion!
The folks at TIME.com recently had a professional photographer write a list of six tips for taking great pictures of fireworks just using your smartphone.
One of the tips was more in reference to editing and another included the use of a 'selfie stick' and those things should be outlawed so we're leaving it off this list:
It's our Independence Day! The Fourth of July usually means fireworks, grilling and having fun in the hot, hot sun. Unfortunately, when you put all those things together, accidents can happen and you need to get help. But how do you know if your situation is serious enough to call busy 911 dispatchers, who may already be dealing with other life-or-death situations? Here are some helpful guidelines
There is one thing that I look forward to more than anything else when it comes to the Fourth of July -- and nope, it's not the fireworks. It's all the delicious food!
It makes sticking to my diet almost impossible, but that's what cheat days are for!!