Grand Sparklers

A first and a third Fourth of July for these two.

At a certain point in trying to get the perfect shot Addy says, “I’m done”.

We had a small and quiet gathering giving our travelers who were on the road for 6 hours time to recuperate from the drive over the mountains and up the river. We enjoyed ribs, pulled pork, beans and broccoli salad for our meal. Addy played with Auntie Katie and with Gramps and Baba and it was fun to hear her giggles of delight. It doesn’t get dark here in the northeast end of Washington until 10:00pm. Shortly after 8 the group headed out back to light some sparklers. Baba held JJ and watched from inside.

Things got a bit smoky.

Concentration is important so you don’t get burned.

Addy shared her sparklers with Auntie Katie.

It was a safe and sane 4th of July.

We all hit the sack early and soon heard the fun that other revilers were having in the area. Because we live in very close proximity to Reservations it’s easy to buy illegal fireworks that have blasts that will shake the ground.

Today we are starting off slow and planning on enjoying Gramps’ Swedish Pancakes for brunch and then see what the day holds.

Hope your celebrations were good.

About Ellenhttps://happywonderer.com/I am a wife, mother, baba (grandmother) and a loyal friend. Jesus is my King and my hope is in my future with Him.

12 thoughts on “Grand Sparklers

  1. Oh those pictures of your American cuties are just so sweet! Grand sparklers indeed! Such fun family times. Your menu sounds delicious! Enjoy the rest of your weekend!!!

  2. Fireworks are illegal there, Ellen? In NH they are legal so all night and over the weekend we hear them. Too bad for local dogs and cats, including mine. It’s so upsetting to them. I never realized until I had one scared of fireworks. The brother sister photos are adorable!😍❤️

    • Not all fireworks are illegal here. There are explosives you can buy on “Reservations” close by that don’t adhere to the federal requirements on what is safe and sane for firing off on the 4th of July. Thank you for your comment!

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