Happy July 4th! A Country on the Move?

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  1. B_Nick8

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    I was just talking to a friend about the long weekend/extended week of the 4th. I'm doing the bounce-around thing with lots of adventures and different groupings of people in a couple of places. He's enjoying a long, quiet weekend in the City.

    What are your plans?
     
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    Stop stealing my thunder! :(
     
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    I went to Greenville and came back last night. Today I've been laying about doing nothing. Tonight I shall undercook two massive ribeyes and drink a few beers with my son. Tomorrow, rehearsal with the other half of the new acoustic duet I'm forming with a friend. Sunday, a disgraceful amount of barbecue and then a trip downtown to see the fireworks. I'm also off Monday, so I could wind up in a mountain stream with a fly rod in my hands. Or not. :D
     
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    I'm making fried chicken, potato salad, baked beans and watermelon and mint salad and we are going to the park for a picnic. NYC is wonderfully quiet on holiday weekends. Maybe a trip to a museum and a movie.
     
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    Oooh! Watermelon and mint salad! I have watermelon in the refrigerator!
     
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    Crush the mint and add fresh blueberries and a little Grande Marnier and you might just jiz your jeans.
     
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    Do you mean fireworks or did I make a redundant thread? If so, I'm sorry.

    That sounds lovely. Although I suspect you'd rather be celebrating with some expats and their friends.

    That's similar to what another friend of mine recently told me he was doing. Have fun!

    I suppose fireworks of any kind could be considered patriotic.
     
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    Just hanging around doing things I couldn't get around to forever. Reeeeeeeeelaxing after a long stressful week. Have fun everyone!
     
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    Trying to keep my dog from completely freaking out from all the fireworks. It's going to be a long weekend, it's already started, and the yokels won't run out till sometime next week. :irked:

    Otherwise, havin a little barbeque and wavin the flag. :usa2:
     
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    Oh I'm glad you mentioned that. My new pooch of less than three months I wonder how he'll deal w/all the noise. We can see Macy's fireworks from the living room...uh oh!
     
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    Ribeyes, grilled veggies and beer. Swimming in the ice cold creek at my parents vacation property and maybe some small fireworks for our daughter.
     
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    I just did, from reading about it!
     
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    Going to daughters in WV. Picnic Sun. off Mon. Leaving my dog with a sitter to cope with the panic from the fireworks already started here with bottle rockets all around.

    Have a great time everyone and be safe.
     
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    Actually I totally forgot about it until I just saw this thread. I'll be on stage doing a show in Germany and then hopping on a plane to Vienna where I have a rehearsal for a new show Monday morning. On the move indeed...
     
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    I hope High beam gets through all the noise ok. I'll be with family.:biggrin1:

    Have a Happy, SAFE 4th everyone!
     
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    Oh, you dog people. :rolleyes:

    I thought going to see Jason's fabulous sister and bro' in law at the beach and sailing off RI and going to the Cape and Marblehead was kind of cool and fun but seriously? You take the cake, hands down. :biggrin1:
     
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    Have a happy 4th July my American muffins!!!
     
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    Saturday I have a grand piano gig at a house on the lake, followed by a bluegrass band and fireworks display. Sunday I will play the church gig, but no symphony job this year. Kind of sad.
     
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    I took a flight to St. Louis to visit a friend of mine from grad school. We've been catching up on drinking and hanging with his friends. Tomorrow is a big day. There's a parade in town that we'll drive over to see. He's inviting some people over for a barbecue in the afternoon; and as soon as that wraps up, we're heading down to the Arch to see John Legend perform. On the actual 4th, I'm taking an early flight out of here to my parents' house where I'll do more vegetating and working while hanging out with the family. I'm returning to Tucson on the 12th.
     
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    Happy 4th to all my American cousins. Hope you had a good one.
     
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