I would like to share with you all some memories and thoughts about my family’s celebration of the 4th of July and transitioning into present day traditions.
My earliest recollection the 4th of July was my Daddy packing us all up in the family car and heading down to the closest fireworks stand along the road. Back in the 1960’s and maybe even into the 1970’s fireworks were still OK to shoot off in our big metropolitan Houston area. My Dad and brother shot bottle rockets out of empty Coke bottles and I, still being little, was limited to sparklers (remember those?), although that was a big enough thrill for me! Continue reading