Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Light the Sky

Each year, Nassau county fires up the fireworks to celebrate America's idependence with family and friends. This year was no exception. Throngs of people gathered to view the dazzling display of techno-color lights on Sunday night, July 2, 2017.



Wondrous popping in the sky-
fragmented sparkles dropping by-
fireworks, 
summer's delight!
©CV, 2017

I wondered how Independence Day started and found some interesting facts online. A UK publication shared these facts:

  • The first Independence Day celebrations took place on Rhode Island on July 4, 1977 - the one-year anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. 
  • Thirteen gunshots were fired in a salute, one for each of the original colonies. 
Gloria Estafan's song America is an uplifting song for the Fourth of July.

I was feeling patriotic with red, white, and blue brownies.

Enjoy your 4th of July celebrations!

It's Slice of Life Tuesday and I am joining Two Writing Teachers to celebrate the right to write freely!