I Loved the 4th of July

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 26 People

    But Not Anymore....

    I've always loved the fourth of July.  I grew up in a military family and was encouraged to be patriotic...and it has always been a natural inclination of mine, also.   I loved the patriotism, the awesome food, and especially the fireworks.   My...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor
    56-60, F
    Mar 10, 2010

    Roman Candle

    We had alot of fun the whole family was there. Some of us more sober than others , they started 494 on fire! The police were nice as my nephew asked a black cop if he was his dad! Sometimes i know i was adopted!
    redheadsrule redheadsrule
    36-40, F
    Jan 2, 2008

    The Fireworks!!

    First of all July 4th is in the heat of the summer. I spend the day at the pool swimming. Sometimes my family will have a cook out. In the evening we go to see the fireworks at a nearby city. Hundreds of people show up and there is a concert and you park your car in a huge grassy...
    maggie0285 maggie0285
    36-40, F
    Jan 28, 2012

    Love It

    I have fireworks over Navy Pier in Chicago... At  Schofield Barracks in Hawaii... in my hometown...and in Denver CO. I love July 4th.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    Mar 10, 2010

    A Redneck 4th of July

    This was my 1st 4th of July in Florida.  It was supposed to be a small family gathering in the backyard. Let me describe the yard. We live in a rural area the backyard is huge. The yard ends and a barbed wire fence seperates it from a massive cow pasture that goes all...
    sweetd sweetd
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Jul 11, 2007
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