Tuesday, July 5, 2011

4th of July

I'm writing this post because if I post of Facebook I'll get a bunch of lame responses and that's not what I'm in the mood for. I know only a handful of people read this blog and I just had to write this morning so I can get it off my chest and get to work.

4th of July has long since been my all time favorite holiday (Halloween a very close second). I love everything about it. I love the music, I love the bbq's, I love the fireworks, I love summer, I love sandals, I love shorts, I love summer fruit. I think you get the idea. What more could you ask for? So I have made no effort to try and hide my love of the 4th. I even have Flag-tees from Old Navy dating back every year since 1999 (one day I'll be making a quilt with them).

So let me just say how disappointed I am with yesterday. There was no pancake breakfast-sucks, spent most of the day in front of the tv wishing I was swimming-sucks, actually had a great bbq-awesome, Jared pissy about having to stop playing video games to go to the bbq-sucks, missed the fireworks show-major sucks, had to watch it on tv-sucks, listened to the neighbors blow off illegal fireworks till 2 in the morning-sucks. So as you can gather the only great thing about the day was the bbq, of which I couldn't stuff my face because of surgery.

My plan for next year...pay for a good show, or find one of the smallest towns ever that has a show and go, like Kingman, AZ. We had such a great time last year because it was a small town, no crowds and a really cute 20 minute firework show. Just the kind of fun I like. Those are really the moments I wish that I lived in a small town. Anyway, thanks for letting me get that off my chest. I'll be more prepared next time and ready to hang out with people who really want to see fireworks instead of fart around all day long and do nothing to celebrate our nations birth. Hope yours was better than mine.


Lindsey said...

Blarg--I hate it when holidays turn out lame!! We went to the fireworks in Porter Ranch. It was all free, including the parking. Good show with music. Lots of places to sit. Games for the kids (also free) and good food booths--not free but so worth the prices! It's CROWDED, but everyone's nice and it feels like no big deal. Next year, for sure. :)

You could always head up to Utah for Pioneer Day to get a round 2 of fireworks...?! :)

Jeanette said...

First of all: I love you! I love your patriotism! I'm sorry you had a lame 4th of July. Tell Jared the Founding Fathers would not be happy that he was playing video games instead of partaking in the festivities of the day! ;)

Jared said...

this video game comment was not how it went down. And I searched long and hard but was shot down at every turn for partaking in festivities. Swimming with Elise was fun and eating a barbque with a good family was nice as well. Just FYI

Teressa Pickett said...

Uh Jared, yes it did. I said let's go at 3:45 pm and you looked at me all pissed off like it was a major problem to turn off the video game. And by the way when we got home all you did was turn on the games, so I'm right and you're wrong ;)

Jared said...

Yes dear. I'm sorry dear. You're right dear. I'm wrong dear.

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