Day 37 – Independence Day, originally uploaded by bexadler.

When I was younger, 4th of July was always my favorite holiday. My dad would go all out with the fireworks and put on a big show for us. All the boys would have tons of fun scaring us with firecrackers and playing with fire all day. As I get older I find that I enjoy the holiday less and less, maybe because I don’t have any kids to entertain with fireworks. I do enjoy lazing around by the pool with an ice cold beverage though and eating tons of delicious barbecued food. It’s still a good holiday, it’s just taken on a new meaning as I’ve gotten older I suppose. I didn’t even stay for the fireworks this year. Instead, I was at home in bed by 9.