Splash it up this Fourth of July!

Splash by Charles Bonham The strangest (and hottest) Fourth of July weekend in recent memory is on tap with highs in the 90s forecast to blanket the state. Here’s hoping you can get into one of Michigan’s lovely lakes or rivers and stay cool (and safe) this weekend! Charles took this on Tuesday at Higgins … Continue reading Splash it up this Fourth of July!

Have a Bangup Fourth of July Weekend!

Untitled, photo by Micigama K I hope you have a wonderful (and hopefully long) weekend that’s as free of care as you can make it. If fireworks are your thing, here’s an awesome site by a real human listing Michigan fireworks displays. Also check out Michigan Fireworks Friday over on Absolute Michigan for an update on Michigan’s fireworks laws. View the photo … Continue reading Have a Bangup Fourth of July Weekend!

Happy Fourth of July, Michigan!

Balloon Festival, Howell, MI, June, 2008, photo by Norm Powell (napowell30d) If you’re needing any boost to your Independence Day attitude, I’m guessing this guy could help you out. Happy Fourth of July everyone! Check this photo out bigger and see more in Norm’s huge Southeastern Michigan slideshow. Much more Fourth of July fun on Michigan … Continue reading Happy Fourth of July, Michigan!

Freedom, Fireworks and the Fourth!

Fireworks!, photo by Craig – S My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular. ~Adlai Stevenson, speech in Detroit, 1952 The safety to be unpopular is a freedom we don’t always think of, but something we might well consider. It strikes me that in our relentless drive … Continue reading Freedom, Fireworks and the Fourth!

Happy 4th of July, Michigan!

Lan July 4th parade 127e, photo by indefinitejourney. Fourth of July, July 4th, the Fourth or Independence Day – call it what you will, this is our day. John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail: The second day of July, 1776, will be the most memorable epoch in the history of America. I am apt … Continue reading Happy 4th of July, Michigan!

Independence Dogs

Aren’t They Adorable? by StormchaserMike Photography I know that for many, the 244th Fourth of July is a pale shadow of previous years, but I hope that you all have a safe & happy Independence Day! Mike took this photo on July 4, 2009 & you can get that small town parade experience in his … Continue reading Independence Dogs