Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Fun on the 4th of July

We had a great 4th of July celebration complete with burgers on the grill and fireworks.

Sparklers! These are much better than the metal ones we had when we were kids. Those could have sent you to the emergency room if you were not careful.

Little Buckaroo is wearing half of one of his dress-up outfits, this week he is an Indian. I am not sure where he comes up with all of this, but I let him be creative and pretend.

Littlest Buckaroo loved the sparklers as well, I love seeing this kind of excitement on our boys faces.

Big Buckaroo's assistant superintendent and his wife (my workout buddy) spent the evening with us. As a young couple without kids, we filled their evening with lots of noise.

Speaking of noise, the little things you throw on the ground and they pop freak me out. Of course, the boys loved them. I tried to explain the danger when they started throwing them toward me but they just laughed. I am so mistreated as the only female around here.

Is there a law against driving while fireworksing (I know that is not a word but it sounded fun)? This my friends takes some coordination and hey they did not burn each other!

We hope you had a wonderful Fourth of July full of good friends, fun, and above all celebrating the freedom of our great country.

The Park Wife


Wonderful World of Weiners said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE the 2nd pic!!


Karen said...

My husband has the opposite problem, being the only male in a house full of females. He has to spend an inordinate amount of time with bows in his hair.

Anonymous said...

oh please...don't play that "I am so mistreated as the only female" card with us...We all know that you get called a princess on a regular basis... hehe....wish I was there to celebrate with ya'll!! can't wait til we get up there again (after the poison ivy heals, of course :O)

Mommy Lion said...

Just make sure the boys use all the poppers and don't hide them to pull them out later and really scare the pee out of you! Do I sound like I'm speaking from experience?!?!
All our sparklers were duds this year . . .bummer! Glad yours worked!

OKGardners said...

Looks like a lot of fun!

Your boys (all 3) will remember this celebration for a long time.

Glad you had fun.

Betty in Oklahoma

Lisa J said...

There is no law in Oklahoma about driving and having fun fireworking. Unless you throw them from the car or at other cars. I think your boys are safe. And yes I am very impressed with the coordination they have. By the way, where was Miss Piggy during all of this? Was she scared? Was she out there enjoying the festivities? Just checking on her. We had a great 4th as well, isn't this country great?

Valarie said...

Oh I remember those metal sparklers!! You had to be careful where you stepped if you were barefooted.

I got hit with those pop things this weekend also. :)

A glance at my world said...

I like the word fireworksing! It sounds fun :)

Anonymous said...

love your pictures. wish you were here with us. be home soon. hope to catch up this week. chicken friend