Thursday, July 4, 2013

Fireworks - Dork Style : - )


My little town has a City Festival
 always held the weekend before July 4th - 
so we had our fireworks here last Saturday. 

It rained all day but cleared at around 9:30 pm -
 so my husband and my eldest niece climbed on the roof
 and watched them perfectly in style.





Yes. 

They are very high on our rooftop.
 I noticed my husband had a bit of a grimmace on his face -
 justifiably worried, I can imagine.

Note that he is holding onto her quite tightly.

I laughed when I saw that and asked if they were ok
and they answered me

 "Heck, yeah, this is great!"



Here is that pic just seconds later:









I wasn't interested in falling and breaking
 my chubby neck so I read blogs instead, heh heh.

We USED to be able to watch from the deck
 but our trees have gotten too tall in the years we've been here.

 I loved sitting with a cold drink in my hand watching them ten years ago. 

But I gladly give that up for having so much more privacy now!

I should write a post about the before and after tree plantings.

But gotta run - got a date to go to the movies with my big dork.

Gotta love a fella that is so cool he climbs on roofs to watch fireworks-
and wears his groovy straw hat he got for father's day when he DOES.

(Yes, he is MY kind of dork for sure.)

PS:

Judith from Lavender Cottage asked below in the comments
 if my husband reads my blogs.
 FYI - I DID get his blessing before I hit "publish."

He is a self-proclaimed dork - which really makes him NOT one.
But it is a fun term of endearment around here. : - )




You all have fun today! 

But be extra careful on those roofs!



~Michele


14 comments:

  1. How fun, I love it. They look so cute on the roof. Have a super day and enjoy the movie. Hugs, Marty

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  2. Hahaha...they look pretty cute up there! Sure you shouldn't have joined them? Trees. Now there's a topic of conversation.

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  3. LOL looks like they are enjoying it.

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  4. This post is hilarious! I'm such a klutz, I would fall off the roof!

    Happy Fourth!

    xo,
    RJ

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  5. Hi Michele,
    That is too cute! It makes me smile!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Karen

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  6. Michele, this is funny. Your poor husband, does he read your blog? LOL
    Happy 4th of July to you.
    Judith

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  7. We used to get on my parent's roof to watch the fireworks from the nearby park. I don't think I would go up now. Happy 4th!

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  8. Hi Michele! Cute snaps! Well, we've been on our garage rooftop before to watch the fireworks. Now I'd love for you to snap for me any time. Think about it! ;)
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  9. Excellent! I want to go sit on the roof to take sunset pics, but my Hubs won't let me!

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  10. How fun! Love it. Not sure I'd go up there either, but it's got to be a great spot! :)
    Karen

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  11. What a lovely post! Lots of love between the lines Michele!

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  12. Looks like a very fun time! XO Mary

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  13. I think your sweet dork's idea was brilliant! And here, we are celebrating July 4 on July 13. Doesn't quite have the same ring to it, does it?

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  14. All hail the dorks! This is so cute, and funny, and sweet. I always ask my dork if it's ok before I publish too if it's about him :)

    xo, Tanya

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