Farewell, fourth

The Fourth of July is my favorite holiday of the year, not just because of what it stands for, but because there’s inevitably good food, low-key fun, and, of course, fireworks. The Coralville fireworks offered plenty of noise and light tonight, high in the sky above S.T. Morrison Park. Here are a couple of shots from the celebration:

Also fireworks

This one was during the finale, which featured ground-level and sky-level fireworks:

Fireworks

Me at the fireworksI’m always taking pictures of Steve and forcing him to model on this blog, so I thought it only fair to turn the tables and show a picture he took of me before the fireworks began.

There’s that saying: “Fourth of July, and the summer’s over.” It’s true the days are already starting to shorten, even if that change is almost impercetible, and I caught myself thinking, on the drive home from the fireworks, about whether we should develop a plan to put some plants in for Fall harvest.

Then I brushed that thought right out of my head. Summer’s certainly not over yet, and there’s much more of the tomato saga coming up this week. Stay tuned!

Photo of me by Steve McNutt

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