James Holmes

Today Is Our Independence Day [Open Thread]

Filed By James Holmes | July 04, 2012 10:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Living
Tags: Independence Day, July 4th

Happy Birthday, America!

I'm up early today to set up an Independence Day Open Thread - and plan on returning to sleep shortly after. After two nights of the Scissor Sisters performing at the 9:30 Club, I'm hung over and my ears are ringing, but even that feels patriotic today.

I'll be joining the Rancho Bilerico Taco Party later today (because what is more American than tacos?), before catching the national fireworks on a friends rooftop.

What are your July 4th traditions? Do you have the day off? Do you blow things up? Let us know.

I know in my hometown in Missouri and the surrounding area, public firework shows have been cancelled due to draught. Is the weather affecting your celebrations today?

Need some inspiration? Check out the video below. Or check-out the National Anthem Sing-off from last week.

Happy Independence Day, folks. Enjoy responsibly.


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