Norah before the parade in the morning:
Caleb and I pre-parade as well:
Norah doing some jumping at our friend's house where we did pool/bbq/fireworks: The pool was a welcome respite from the usual July heat (although, it was cooler here than it was for some of you!).
Caleb was more interested in playing with the big cars and trucks than he was in swimming:
Miller and Norah watching a fountain (this was the tamest 4th we've ever done in terms of explosives; our checking account appreciated that!):
Norah and I (and Erin, Miller, and Mason in the background) watching the firework finale:
It was a good 4th of July, in my opinion, but man alive, the day wore me out! When we got home, at 9 pm, mind you, I went to bed with Norah. I was beat! And to return to work on Thursday? Well, that was kinda cruel! The 4th should always be finagled into some kind of long weekend. That's my 2 cents.
While we're on it, I also think Nov. 1st should be a holiday and the Monday after the Super Bowl. There. I said it. Now, someone make that happen!