Thursday, July 4, 2013

America's Birthday

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Water guns in the warm sun.
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Mowing the oset.
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Buying fireworks.
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Grilling meat and veggies (steak and hot dog not pictured)
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Homemade Pinata. By Hejjo. With his own candy. 
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It was a huge hit.
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Watching...
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...the show.

It was a very American 4th of July. Except everyone was speaking Polish. We were supposed to have a small family party and then Hejjo told me halfway through grocery shopping that he had invited his neighborhood friends. It turned out to be quite a party and there was plenty to go around. I was proud of Hejjo's pinata. He even used his own candy that he had been saving. The fireworks were a result of a husband who never gives up and an accommodating proprietor. The food was delicious. I got to eat potato chips! A twice a year occurrence and well worth the wait. The beer was cold and the company was kind. It was a fine evening. 

Happy Birthday, America!
We're thinking of you.

4 comments:

  1. Yay! Your 4th sounds awesome. I made pasta and bolognese sauce. Celebrating the immigrant nation we are...

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  2. Those burgers look good! And some perfect weather to go along with it. Happy 4th!

    -Witek

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  3. Independence Day in Poland :) Nice. 4th of July is nice date to celebrate. Better than Polish Independence Day in grumpy November :)
    Szymon Słowik

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